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Dandruff And Hiv

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Dandruff - - more like snowfall!

I have severe dandruff from my scalp and goatee. I wash daily, moisturize, use conditioner, use dandruff shampoo - everything I can thing of. Nothing works. It's a literal snowfall every day. It's quite embarrassing. My VL = 300, undetectable,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Seborrhea of scalp is common cause of dandruff and is common in general population and even more so in HIV+ persons. Use of an anti-seborrhea shampoo containing selenium or Read more »

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i have so MANY FRIENDS who is just like me (BISEXUAL) and its true that we are having SEX to so... Read more »

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Is prevalence of lots of dandruff on the sculp any sign of HIV infection? Is having lots of... Read more »
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dandruff

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Can eating food that had some dandruff from a HIV positive person cause HIV infection. I am really worried that something that I ate may have been contaminated by such. I know Read more »

dandruff a symptom?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...exposure and reading the posts on this board and those on the 'women' board, I am worried and startng to question if severe dandruff is any indication of hiv infection. I always had dandruff but it was never this bad. I also seem to be suffering... Read more »

Is Strep Throat at all related to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...this was concerned about HIV. Is there any link between HIV and Strep at all? Also, Is there any connection between excessive dandruff and HIV? I have heard that that may be a sign. THanks Read more »

Shingles

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...first indications of being HIV positive. I had shingles in 2002, and has felt fine since then. Although I do occassionally get dandruff. I had a dermatologist take a scalp sample and he said it was negative. Whatever that means.... Anyone know if... Read more »