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Does Your Hair Fall Out From Hiv

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why hair loss

Hi my problem is weird. About a month ago my hair started falling out in clumps. I am female and almost bald I had to buy a wig and it freaks me out a lot. Here is my story. 3 yrs ago I was diagnosed with aids I had 10 cd4 and very low percentage....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The reasons for hair loss in the setting of treated HIV infection can be very elusive. Hair loss is common in the general population. Genetics can play Read more »

Hair fall after pep

Hi Dr. Rob!After 28 days on pep "Levitra and Combivir" my 6 months test came back negative. Thank... Read more »

Hair Loss

Hi there myself and my girlfriend are both infected with HIV my girlfriend is in receipt of... Read more »
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hair loss

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...can anyone tell me of any experience they have had with hair loss? i am a 50 year old woman, recently diagnosed with hiv, probably had 5 years. always had thin hair but this is ridiculous! Read more »

help

Posted by mistake1, 1 Reply
...has anyone expeirenced hair loss after newly infected....my hair wont stop falling out is this apart of hiv please anyone... Read more »

hair loss

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Are any women out there suffering from hair loss that could be med related? If so, what did you determine the problem drug to be and were you able to do anything about it?If Read more »

hair loss

Posted by mistake1, 1 Reply
...does anyone know if hair loss is an hiv symptom and itchy skin also? Read more »