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HGH and tumors

Jul 19, 2003

Hi Nelson

Is there any danger when using say 4 iu's of HGH a day for 10 weeks that latent disease, or even tumors can be kicked into gear? I'm always hearing little whispers about HGH making everything in the body grow - even cancer cells. can HGH speed up HIV disease?

Response from Mr. Vergel

Growth hormone is not known to speed up HIV disease. There is some evidence that it may actually improve thymus function and increase naive T cells. But I would not use it if I had history of tumors, cancer or lymphoma since there are a few reports that show that tumor growth may be accelerated. Talk to your doctor about this. Nelson

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