Hair Loss Worried It Could Be Ars
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIs loss of pubic hair a symptom of ARS/HIV? Does anybody know?
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Repliescan 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! mother died 3 months ago and during that really stressful... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI have just stated taking Epivir and have noticed that my hair (on my head) is coming out slowly. I have read that hair loss is a rare side effect. My doctor told me that a patient of hers had the same effect and used garlic shampoo which stopped... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 8 RepliesTo Everyone Worried about ARS and Seroconversion
Technically ARS and seroconversion are not the same thing.
ARS = Acute Retroviral Syndrome, sometimes called Acute Viral Syndrome, or Primary Vital... Read more »
Posted by WorriedOne, 2 RepliesHello
I've been very concerned lately because 6-8 months ago (could have been as early as 4 months ago) I noticed a small white spot on the side of my tongue. Initially I didn't think anything of it and thought it was something that I ate or a change... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,As far as remembering details from previous posts, it's best if you copy the 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... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Natalie,Sorry you are not pleased by some of the questions posted here, but I can assure you everyone who writes in is indeed very worried about his or her personal situation. Just like you!Now let's look at your question: possible... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineStocrine can aggravate depression in a small subset of patients so a switch to an alternative drug (often nevirapine or a boosted PI). The lamivudine in Combivir can occasionally cause hair loss (AZT less so) so a switch in NRTI backbone regimen... Read more »
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