Does Hiv Causes Change In Hair

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Change in meds due to hair loss

I have had extensive hair thinning on the two ART regimens I have tried over the past year (first six months Kaletra and Truvada, then switched to Atripla). If possible, I would like to find a regimen that I could adhere to without making my hair...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...efavirenz, etravirine, and fos-amprenavir, have not specifically been linked to hair loss.I am concerned that with too many regimen changes, you may jeopardize the good virologic outcomes that you have achieved. You and your doctor can determine... Read more »

DiD my meds cause premature gray hair?

Its very odd, but ever since I stopped my triple therapy ( Ive been undetectable for many years) My... Read more »

More Hair Loss

I've been catching up on articles here and one that maybe redundant is that of hair loss. I was... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...containing either abacavir or AZT. One other issue is that this drug will be "generic" sometime in 2010, but the impact of this change on insurance coverage for HIV treatment is not yet clear. -- Cal Cohen, M.D. Activist An easy to... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...through the syringe and into body tissues. Most such silicone injections are ultimately disfiguring, as the silicone migrates, changes shape, or hardens over time. Despite a long history of fatalities, infections, severe local tissue damage, and... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...Exercise Some people are able to control their glucose levels and decrease theirlipid levels by keeping their weight down, changing their diet, and increasingexercise. While very few studies have looked at the effect of nutrition... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain the future. In a small trial of HIV+ men with lipodystrophy,visceral fat decreased by 32 percent after six months, with no change insubcutaneous fat. Small studies have not shown leptin to have negative effectson blood sugar. Activists are... Read more »
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