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Is Dandruff A Sign Of Hiv

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dandruff

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Can eating food that had some dandruff from a HIV positive person cause HIV infection. I am really worried that something that I ate may have been contaminated by such. I know it sounds funny but I am really concerned. Please help if possible.

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dandruff a symptom?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am really worried over a possible but unlikely and low risk exposure. It has been 9 months since the exposure and reading the posts on this board and those on the 'women' board, I am worried and startng to question if severe dandruff is any... Read more »

Devastated: All of the hallmark signs of HIV

Posted by DSKMan, 8 Replies
I though oral sex was low risk, but I was wrong. Now I have all of the hallmark signs of HIV ARS. fever, cough, rash, mouth ulcers, odd rash, painful nodes in the neck. I just know I have HIV now, and I am in shock. I am planning on doing an HIV... Read more »

SIGNS OF HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are the first signs of H.I.V.(if exposed) during the first 8 weeks? Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »
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Dandruff

Nancy,This is a weird one but I hope you can answer it for me. Can eating food contaminated with an infected person's dandruff cause HIV infection? Is it even remotely possible?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Please re-send this question to the transmission section of the website. It really isn't a workplace question, which is where we need to invest our time. Thanks.... Read more »

Dandruff - - more like snowfall!

I have severe dandruff from my scalp and goatee. I wash daily, moisturize, use conditioner, use dandruff shampoo - everything I can thing of. Nothing works. It's a literal snowfall every day. It's quite embarrassing. My VL = 300,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Seborrhea of scalp is common cause of dandruff and is common in general population and even more so in HIV+ persons. Use of an anti-seborrhea shampoo containing selenium or a 2% ketoconazole shampoo on a consistent basis often will be helpful. I... Read more »

The FENGSHUI BOOK IS NOT ALWAYS.....(SIGNS FROM HEAVEN 2010-ENHANCED VERSION) (BURD TURDS AS HIV SIGN FROM HEAVEN... AGAIN, 2010)

Hi Dr Bob,Wrong! (Continue from the title) I consult my FENGSHUI book and selected a date to do my HIV rapid test, which was supposed to be on the Feb 1(any other dates before that is not too good for me), However I got too incredibly anxious after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello again Bird-Turd-Guy,What do you mean you feel "digested?" Did someone swallow you?I'm going to hold you to your word that these are your last questions! It's important to note that "no bands" is not an... Read more »

SIGNS FROM HEAVEN (BIRD TURDS AS HIV SIGN FROM HEAVEN, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob,It is me again ever since my exposure 1 year ago. Then I was lucky to overcome it after I seek comfort from you. I have make 2 donations before and I promise I to make another one soon. I been actively searching for answers these few days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello One Eye Monster,So let me get this straight. You believe you are getting signs from heaven about your possibly being HIV infected, because a bird pooped on your head??? And also a bird pooped on your washed laundry, which was hanging outside.... Read more »
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