Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
   
Ask the Experts About

Managing Side Effects of HIV TreatmentManaging Side Effects of HIV Treatment
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


TESTOSTERONE REPLACEMENT
Aug 29, 2001

I was diagnosed sevewn years ago, but my viral load has always been undetectable without meds. Recently i urged my doctor to check my testosterone level which proved to be a little low. I've been getting weekly shots of test-nandralone. So far the one thing that I've noticed is increased acne in my back and face, also some hair loss. What can I do to counter act those side effects and what are the most common side effetcts. Thanks JH, NYC

Response from Dr. Bartlett

These are relatively common side effects of androgenic steroids. Acne can be treated with a variety of topical medications such as antibiotics. Your hair loss can be treated with topical medications such as Rogaine. I suggest discussing these possibilities with your health care provider, and if necessary, consult with a dermatologist.



Previous
RE: the incredible shrinking testicles
Next
What are

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement