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Diagnosed With Seborrheic Dermatitis

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Seborrhea as HAART Indicator

Just over a year ago I developed a flaky scalp. This has since exploded to include a dry flaky face and patches on back and trunk which my doctor diagnosed as seborrheic dermatitis. Nizoral and cortisone don't seem to help. Is HAART the only way...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...Thanks for your post.Seborrheic dermatitis is more common among persons living with HIV than the general population. There are a number of treatments for SD, though Read more »

rash on face

I was diagnosed in 2003, and have had sucess with the meds ive been on, but suddenly deveoped a... Read more »

Atripla Hair Loss and IRIS

Hello all,I have noticed a significant amount of hair loss myself after having been on Atripla and... Read more »
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...identified as occurring with significantly increased frequency prior to HIV diagnosis as compared to controls: oral infection, seborrheic dermatitis, shingles, pneumonia, unexplained fever, night sweats and weight loss. The ratio of the case... Read more »
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Dermatitis

Posted by kr917, 2 Replies
...his me square in the face with a baseball. Has anyone else experienced this? The HIV doc and Dermatologist diagnosed it as seborrheic dermatitis. I have used steroid creams, different shampoo's, elidel but nothing seems to help. Any ideas? I... Read more »

HIV & seborrheic dermatitis

Posted by Hartigan, 1 Reply
...doctor told me that the HIV test was definitive - I don't have HIV. I was quite relieved. But then two weeks ago I developed seborrheic dermatitis. I've never had it before. I got some anti-fungal steroid cream and it's cleared it up a bit, but... Read more »

Seborrheic Dermatitis - redness on my face

Posted by squanderer, 2 Replies
Does anyone have experience with this, will it go away when I start taking meds ? Has it gone away for anyone who started taking meds ? Please advise Read more »

Quandary about HIV

Posted by squanderer, 3 Replies
...Hi, I haven't been diagnosed but have enough symptoms to feel fairly confident I have it. Shingles, Psoriasis 3 kinds, seborrheic Dermatitis..... I haven't been tested since I was always so careful and never thought there was much of a risk. ... Read more »