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Author Topic: Condome broke, weird doctor responses, need some solid advice, please help  (Read 17568 times)

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Offline RapidRod

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That's the kind of information that one gets when posting to other WW on Medhelp. Get some Head and Shoulders and seek the help of a mental health professional.

Offline alright123

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I am posting on other forums because it's nice to get a variety of opinions.

Don't think you it's too much of a coinciedence that I get pretty bad dandruff 3 weeks after my exposure? I have never had dandruff like this in my life. 3% of the worlds population experience dandruff, but 30% of HIV infected people experience it. Also, many websites have suggested that this is an early indication of HIV. They said problems with the skin are generally where HIV shows up first. I have also had mild headaches and 3 days to 12 days after exposure I felt dizzy and a little fatigued.

I am seriously freaking out here, I have never been so scared in my life. I don't have anyone to talk to about this. I would like some solid advice about this if possible. Please help.

Offline RapidRod

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30% of HIV infected people experience dandruff? Post the URL to where you got this information and go buy yourself some dandruff shampoo.

Offline alright123

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Here is what I found:

"A sudden, strong tendency to flaking or seborrhoeic dermatitis in a middle-aged person who has never had such problems before can be a sign of HIV infection."



"HIV-positive people are 10 times more prone to excessive dandruff and it could be treated as an early sign of the diseas"



"Seborrhoeic Dermatitis among HIV-positive people is as high as 30 percent as against three percent among general population," he said.



I have never had dandruff before. Why in the world would it all of a sudden get so bad out of nowhere?!?! This is really freaking me out.

Offline RapidRod

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You repeated the same story as the one. Well after 23 years of having HIV, I have never had a severe case of dandruff. No where does it mention early signs of HIV now does it? Now due to HIV not having any specific symptoms and dandruff can be caused by a hundred different reasons and you have not been found to be infected with HIV. I call it hogwash. Buy yourself some shampoo and wash your hair.


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