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Is Hair Loss An Early Sign Of HIV

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Doc...hair loss pls pls reply....

Hi...doc...im so scared since it seems as if im loosing my hair...i was infected last december....(dunno if you remeber the 2 test coming out positive in different places after just one exposure)...yeah it was positve...anyway...cd4 count is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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 related to HIV. I've been poz since January 1991, and I do not resemble Yul Brenner. I... Read more »

Hair loss & Kaletra

I had a bad acute phase in late July-early August. My doctor was particularly concerned that I was... Read more »

Early Pubic Hair Loss

Dear Doctors,Is hair loss likely to occur early in HIV infection? Like during/straight after ARS?... Read more »
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...lactic acidosis that caused some deaths. Hydroxyurea may cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. It can also lead to weight gain, hair loss, and changes in skin coloring. It may cause birth defects, so pregnant women should not take hydroxyurea. It... Read more »
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hair loss

Posted by mistake1, 1 Reply
...does anyone know if hair loss is an hiv symptom and itchy skin also? Read more »

Hair Loss

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was just reading a question to Dr. Henry about hair loss and Crixivan. I'm on Crixivan, Epivir and AZT. I've been on this regimen since the advent of protease inhibitors. Early on Read more »

hair loss?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...In the last year I have lost alot of my hair, has anyone else experience this as a problem or is it from something other than HIV? Read more »

hair loss

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...would hair loss be normal for an infected individual...i am sure someone will just say it's stress Read more »