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Will My Hair Grow Back After Syphilis Treatment

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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 Read more »

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

Happy New Years Dr. Frascino.I wish I had your linguistic intelligence so that you can also enjoy... Read more »

about syphilis

If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long... Read more »
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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 »
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Syphilis Complications After Starting Treatment for HIV

...later with possible signs of skin rash, ulcers in the mouth or genitals, warts on the area around the anus or mouth, patchy hair loss, and possibly fever, fatigue, weight loss, and other generalized symptoms. Finally, untreated tertiary syphilis... Read more »
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small bump on upper penis...syphilis?

Posted by sparkplug, 2 Replies
Hello all.... six weeks ago....i got intimate with a guy i was kind of dating. We got naked, made out, and did some dry humping (nothing else). i did not notice sores on his penis, and we discussed STDs before doing anything, tho i know that... Read more »

7 month HIV and Syphilis Negatives...Von Dutch?

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...obvious inflammation that is easy to see with the naked eye along with all the other constitutional symptoms (the latest is my hair falling out in clumps!) has led him to agree that it seems I have an infection of some kind. Seems theres plenty... Read more »

Hair growing from the Palm!

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...something peculiar happened and made me come back here to ask a question. When i woke up in the morning, i notice that there was a hair growing from a part of my palm.The skin on that part has been rough for quite sometime. I took off the hair,... Read more »

syphilis & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, My VDRL came out +ve with 1:16 titre and TPHA was +ve while HIV came out -ve in week 5. Doctor confirmed it as syphilis and gave me my first penicillin jab and some medication to be taken for two weeks. After the medication, my rash had... Read more »