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Hair Loss Worried It Could Be AIDS

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Doc...hair loss pls pls reply....

Hi...doc...im so scared since it seems as if im loosing my hair...i was infected last december....(dunno if you remeber the 2 test coming out positive in different places after just one exposure)...yeah it was positve...anyway...cd4 count is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...old question or provide a link so I can refresh my memory. There are now officially over one gazillion archival posts!I agree hair loss is not specifically related to HIV. I've been poz since January 1991, and I do not resemble Yul Brenner. I... Read more »

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helloi had a high risk exposure of hiv 4 years and 5 months ago. About a week or 2 weeks after the... Read more »

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Hi Dr Bob.I wrote to you a couple of weeks ago about my risk of contracting hiv over 4 years ago... Read more »
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Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
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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 »