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Adolescent Hypogonadism

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Hypogonadism

About how long after infection would Hypogonadism become an issue?Thanks for your time!...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Hypogonadism generally occurs in patients with more advanced HIV disease/AIDS, but can occur in some men relatively early on in the disease. The commmon symptoms are fatigue, weight loss, loss of libido/sexual desire, erectile dysfunction or a... Read more »

Follow up to Hypogonadism question...

Hello Vergel I understand that having Hypogonadism does not mean you have HIV. But, does having... Read more »

treatment secondary hypogonadism

Hi nelson, I am writing from Colombia, I'm in treatment of secondary hypogonadism and my... Read more »
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Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Treatment of Hypogonadism in Men with HIV Infection

Introduction: A number of endocrine abnormalities have been reported in people infected with HIV. Among these, hypogonadism is well described, particularly as men progress to AIDS and in those who are wasting. Testosterone has both anabolic and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Patterns of Condom Use Among Adolescents: The Impact of Mother-Adolescent Communication

Frank discussions between mothers and their adolescents about condoms can lead teens to adopt behaviors that will prevent them from becoming infected with HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, according to a study published in the October... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/STD Risk Reduction Interventions for African American and Latino Adolescent Girls at an Adolescent Medicine Clinic

The researchers conducted a randomized controlled trial, with 3-, 6- and 12-month follow-ups, to determine the efficacy of a skill-based HIV/STD risk-reduction intervention in reducing self-reported unprotected sexual intercourse among... Read more »
The Endocrine Society

Endocrine Society Calls for Medicare Coverage of DXA Bone Density Testing to Be Extended to Men With Testosterone Deficiency

Chevy Chase, Md. -- Hypogonadism, also known as testosterone deficiency, affects 4-5 million men in the United States placing them at risk for developing osteoporosis. Despite the clear association of testosterone deficiency with low bone density... Read more »
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Adolescent Health Educator Miami

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Channge Incorporated Centre for AIDS Services for Women

Adolescent Health Educator

HIV/AIDS case manager/educator for adolescent females from ages 14-21 in Miami, Florida. Social Service experience.Degree required in a related field. Valid state... Read more »

JS -- for you

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
JS, as I said -- the "arms falling asleep" was 'embedded with the "Hypogonadism" post {under Am I Infected? dated 24 Nov 2000). I guess a Testosterone count of 209 -- "which seems pretty unlikely." was the culprit for avoiding the answer. All I... Read more »

do teens have too much to do?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
some people say that teens have too much to do. what's your openion about this? Read more »

where do i find info on hiv stats

Posted by Anonymous
I am doing a paper on hiv in teens I need stats on teens in calif. and I would like to narrow the search to my own county. does anyone know where to go or how to do this. thanks for the help! you can E-Mail me at brezep@yahoo.com

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