Androgel And Lipodystrophy
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New York University, School of MedicineI have not heard of bad batches. I have however, heard of people not responding to Androgel. Some people do not absorb the testosterone well. I would try injectable testosterone at a dose of 200mg per week and then titrate the amount to keep you... Read more »
Brown University School of MedicineThe breast symptoms were gynecomastia and probably related to the testosterone replacement, but the weight gain in your midsection is part of what we call lipodystrophy. I don't think you can use exercise to direct the 5 lbs to other areas.... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineTestosterone has not been shown to decrease intra-abdominal fat in HIV+ persons with lipodystrophy. In one study (done by the ACTG research group) subcutaneous fat (including abdominal area) decreased with testosterone with no benefit on... Read more »
Program for Wellness RestorationDid you change your HIV medications at all during the same time?. I want to make sure you are not going through lipodystrophy related body changes.Testosterone actually show decrease your fat, unless you are aromatizing it to a lot of estrogen... Read more »
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Posted by gray, 1 ReplyHowdy -
Please forgive me if there's a different section of the board where I should be posting this question. I'm new.
I was diagnosed 2 weeks ago. Probably exposed to HIV 15 months ago. My bloodwork came back CD4 608 and VL 13,000 which are good... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 Repliesi have been on zerit, epivir and crix for more than one year.
i have lipodystrophy (no more buttocks, fat loss in face and a paunch). I have always been an avid exerciser -- my doc has told me to STOP exercising, that it worsens the situation.
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Posted by capri75Anyone out there who has experienced a feeling of neglect in a relationship because they have lipodystrophy even thought they have healthy blood counts and full of energy. Anyone who knows a dating sites for people with lipodystrophy? Read more »
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