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HIV Patients More Prone to Severe Dandruff

by Medindia Content Team on  January 17, 2007 at 5:45 PM AIDS/HIV News   - G J E 4
HIV Patients More Prone to Severe Dandruff
HIV-positive people are 10 times more prone to excessive dandruff and it could be treated as an early sign of the disease, a British expert said here Tuesday.
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Barry Stevens, founder of the London Trichology Society, said the Seborrhoeic Dermatitis (a severe form of dandruff) is common among AIDS patients.

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

'Though a lot of people with the problem don't have HIV, yet it could be one of the earlier indications,' he said.

Stevens, a pioneer of single follicular hair transplant, was in India to train some of the specialists at Dr. Batra's Positive Health Clinics across the country.

Referring to a Harvard Medical School study, he said hair loss particularly in the crown indicates a three-fold greater risk of heart diseases among men.

Source: Newswise
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