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My Hair Sheds Too Much Is That A 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 »

HIV by eating a pubic hair?

I was out eating at a diner and took a bite of my crepe when I felt something odd in my mouth and... 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 »
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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...of Yourself Introduction Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and maintaining bodytemperature. Fats also stores energy. There are different types... Read more »
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Hydroxyurea

...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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Isentress

...about this simpler dosing schedule. -- Cal Cohen, M.D. Activist The first in its class, and fast becoming the fair-haired darling of new HIV drugs, Isentress has been accorded preferred status for both treatment-experienced and... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and maintaining bodytemperature. Fats also stores energy. There are different types... Read more »
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Hiv survival on organic surfaces (e.g. skin, hair)

Posted by Antre, 2 Replies
...asking this question but I still have a question (maybe due to the fact that I do not have medical knowledge). We know that HIV does not survive for very long outside the body. Actually as soon as the body fluids that contains are dried then... Read more »

Concerned about exposure time frame & OHL (Oral Hair Leukoplakia)

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...read that it can vary in growth depending on your CD4 count and can disappear on and off. I have read that it can show up in early stages which is rare? I know this is only information however from what I've gathered but it states that the... 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 Read more »

Hair Bumps

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, I have these really weird hair bumps on my arms and they are attached to my hair, one bump per hair and i have quite a few of them so could anyone tell me what Read more »