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Rapid Graying of hair and wasting in AIDS

PLEASE HELP: I exercised/lift frequently approx 4 times per week and maintained a noticeably muscular body. over the course of a few months i saw slight changes ("flattening") in the maxillary area of the checks. Then afterwards, I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Untreated AIDS can cause many of the symptoms you have experienced. Accompanying factors can include low testosterone, vitamin D deficiency, gut malfunction and others. Clinical improvement after starting effective medications can be slow and... Read more »

Losing hair at rapid rate -- is this HIV related?

I was diagnosed HIV positive two months ago. Since that time I have been losing hair at an... 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 »
Articles
Housing Works

Same Gray Area: D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray Fails to Come Clean About City's HIV/AIDS Rates Again

Image Courtesy of the Washington Blade by Michael Key. This morning as D.C. Mayor Gray took the stage to speak at the official opening of the Global Village at the International AIDS Conference, at least a dozen Housing Works activists marched... Read more »
International AIDS Society

International AIDS Society and AIDS 2012 Partners Join District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray to Announce Plans for Collaboration as City Prepares to Host XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012)

Washington, D.C. -- District of Columbia officials and the International AIDS Society (IAS) on behalf of all the partners* of AIDS 2012 announced significant progress and collaboration today in the planning of the XIX International AIDS Conference... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Graying Epidemic

When I was younger, much younger, I used to daydream about what my life would be like once I reached 50. I imagined I would have a successful career, own a big, white house with a picket fence, be "settled down" and perhaps have started a family,... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Aging With HIV: The Graying of AIDS in America

To mark National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day on September 18th and National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on September 27th, amfAR looks at the issues faced by long-term survivors of HIV, many of whom are members of the AIDS Generation --... Read more »
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my HAIR

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi I,m a 30 year old women HIV pos .I just found out sept 2002.Viral load over 500,000 T-Cell at 74. I,m losing my hair.It's not do to my med cause I just started them 2 weeks ago. why am I lossing my hair will it grow back?

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Rapid HIV test home kits

Posted by rustychaucer5968, 2 Replies
Hi, I just read a post in another forum here that an HIV + individual experimented with a 3 HIV home assessments and got two negatives and one positive. He is HIV positive but tested negative twice n the home kits . Could the 4 rapid HIV tests from... Read more »

What generaton is a rapid hiv test?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know what generaton a rapid hiv test is? I think it is third but I am not positive.


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HIV Rapid Oral Fluid Test Accuracy.

Posted by Baily, 1 Reply
Does anyone know about HIV rapid oral fluid test's accuracy. I have been reading mixed reviews that the rapid oral test has a history of false negitives and does not preform as what the manufactor claims >99%.

I tested with an oral fluid test at... Read more »