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Hiv Scalp Condition

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Scalp problems

Is prevalence of lots of dandruff on the sculp any sign of HIV infection? Is having lots of dandruff on the sculp any sign of an opportunisitc infection?Or does it constitiute as part of ARS?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Relax! Dandruff is dandruff. Dandruff is not HIV or AIDS.... Read more »

Red sore on scalp

HIV + male 8yrs reyataz epscom cocktail no viral load and 900 tcells. Have a red sore on my scalp... Read more »

odd shaped skin rashes in scalp and other parts of body

I've been infected and taking meds for more than 15 years with no serious copmplaints.... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Spirituality and Living With HIV

Health means more than just physical health, and healthy living means more than just caring for our bodies. Holistic health means taking care of ourselves not only physically, but also mentally and spiritually. A panel of people living with HIV... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Tips For HIV-Positive Runners

People with HIV have a few more factors to consider when conditioning themselves for a marathon. For some, it may get tricky. The National AIDS Marathon Training Program places runners into pace groups. In these groups, individuals share stories and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PEPFAR-Funded HIV/AIDS Treatment Programs Meeting Urgent Needs in Africa Under Challenging Conditions; Quality Remains Concern

New HIV/AIDS treatment programs funded under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief are being launched weekly throughout sub-Saharan Africa, including in rural areas that have scant health infrastructures, according to health care workers... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Worsens Condition of Malnourished Children, Pregnant Women in Kenya

HIV/AIDS has worsened the condition of malnourished children and pregnant women in Kenya's Turkana region, IRIN/ reports. According to a recent survey conducted by UNICEF , the rate of acute malnourishment in parts of Turkana is as... Read more »
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Rash in the scalp

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

Has anyoone ever had rash in the scalp or heard of it as a symptom of HIV infection?

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Posted by Survivor, 4 Replies

This is a very intersting question is it not...? Pharma says it's a Condition, others +ve and -ve say its a disease and or condtion..


"Oh Eric, I am so sorry for you, thats a horrible disease." Read more »

Strep throat as hiv condition?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Could a strep throat like condition (very sore throat with puss on tonsils) be a sign of hiv infection?

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skin conditions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i have recently tested positive to hiv and also have a genetic disposition to keliod scaring... since reading alot of litreture on minor skin infections due to hiv... i am questioning if this scaring is due to the virus... has anyone else out there... Read more »