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When Does The Hair Loss Stop With Syphilis

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Atripla and hair loss

Hi -- I have been using Atripla for 2 months now. And noticed my hair is starting to fall. Is this normal?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Most patients who take Atripla don't experience much hair loss but a small % (< 5) have noted that problem.It can be hard to know whether the hair loss is due to immune reconstitution (thus Read more »

Syphilis worries...

Dear Dr BobHow long should it take for symptoms of syphilis to go after a course of penilcilin has... Read more »

Can you still have neuro-syphilis, but test negative for syphilis test (blood)?

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...healing or already healed. Other common symptoms include Sore throat Tiredness Headache Swollen lymph glands Alopecia (hair loss) Less frequent symptoms include fever, aches, weight loss, hair loss, aching joints, or lesions (sores) in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis

...noticed. In addition to rashes, symptoms of secondary syphilis may include fever, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, patchy hair loss, headaches, weight loss, muscle aches, and fatigue. The signs and symptoms of secondary syphilis will resolve... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

...noticed. In addition to rashes, symptoms of secondary syphilis may include fever, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, patchy hair loss, headaches, weight loss, muscle aches, and fatigue. The signs and symptoms of secondary syphilis will resolve... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis -- a Dreadful Disease on the Move

...anywhere else, including on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. If the rash affects a hairy area, temporary patchy hair loss can occur. For instance, thinning of the eyebrows, beard or parts of the head can be a feature of syphilitic... 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, 1 Reply
...would hair loss be normal for an infected individual...i am sure someone will just say it's stress Read more »

Epivir/hair loss

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have just stated taking Epivir and have noticed that my hair (on my head) is coming out slowly. I have read that hair loss is a rare side effect. My doctor told me that a patient of hers had the same effect and used garlic shampoo which... 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 »