Hiv That Can Cause Hair Loss And Aids
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Program for Wellness RestorationIf you are losing hair excessively, many factors can be causing that.The only HIV drug that is known to cause hair loss is Crixivan, a drug that we do not use anymore. Have your doctor check your hormone levels (testosterone, thyroid),nutritional... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSome HIV meds may result in more hair loss then others but that is highly variable and often difficult to pin down.I have had some patient who have seemed to lose more hair with lamivudine and sometimes AZT so I sometimes try to switch to... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineHair loss in the setting of AIDS and starting HIV medications can be a challenge to sort out what is the driving factor. The Bactrim is generally continued until the CD4 count is > 200. Experience with hair loss due to Stribild is limited but... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolThe vast majority of AIDS patients do not have hair loss. However, any severe illness can cause hair loss. Hair loss can indeed occur during opportunistic infections and/or from treatments. Fortunately most of these episodes of hair loss are... Read more »
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Posted by smilek, 1 ReplyI've been diagnosed with HIV since 1992. I've been on numerous treatments although I'm currently on Norvir, Truvada and Prezista. For the past 5-6 years I have been going through a chronic hair loss, Telogen effluvium (thinning of the scalp). It... Read more »
Posted by mistake1, 1 Replydoes anyone know if hair loss is an hiv symptom and itchy skin also?
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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, 2 Replieswould hair loss be normal for an infected individual...i am sure someone will just say it's stress Read more »
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