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Are Patients With Testicular Cancer Tested For Hiv

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Testicular Cancer; weight loss and lack of energy

I'm a 37 yr old male who underwent a bilateral orchectomy (removal of the testicles) at age 28 for testicular cancer. I've been on testosterone injections since that time and approximately 4 years ago the physician whose care I was under...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
It sounds like you are 9 years out from your cancer surgery; this is quite remarkable in itself. It also sounds like testosterone therapy worked for you for many, many years. Have you had your testosterone level checked recently (both free and... Read more »

testicular cancer and aids????????

my friend has had hiv since 1984 and he had a swollen testical so went to the dr and come to find... Read more »

treatment for testicular atrophy

Dear Dr. Dieterich, You mention that most of your patients who have tried HCG did not have any... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Low CD4 Cell Count Elevates Cancer Risk in Patients With HIV

Having a more compromised immune system is the biggest risk factor for both AIDS-defining and non-AIDS-defining cancers in HIV patients, a new study by French researchers finds. Noting that "the relative roles of immunodeficiency, HIV viral load... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Personal Perspective -- The Good Patient: Fighting Anal Cancer

Five years ago, at age 50, my doctor suggested Iget an anal Pap smear. "What's that?" I asked.She told me it was a test for precancerouslesions caused by HPV (human papillomavirus),and that any gay man with HIV should have onedone on a regular... Read more »
TheBody.com

Women Living With HIV/AIDS Encouraged to Be Tested for Anal Cancer

While anal cancer is widely associated with HIV-positive men who have sex with men, a recent study is highlighting how women living with HIV/AIDS are impacted by the disease as well. Researchers from Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, N.Y.,... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Diagnosis and Treatment of Endocrine Disorders in the HIV-Infected Patient

Disturbances of adrenal, thyroid, growth hormone, and gonadal function are commonly seen in HIV disease and may contribute to the loss of muscle and lean body mass in advanced HIV disease. Increasingly, anabolic hormonal therapies are being... Read more »
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microlitiasis testicular

Posted by javi23, 1 Reply
hola buenas!
en febrero me detectaron microcalcificaciones bilaterales (microlitiasis) en las que en el test izq se aprecian 8 puntos y en el dercho unos 13 o 14 mi preocupacion es por el mayor riesgo a poder dssarrollar cancer respecto a los demas... Read more »

6 week test HIV negative after needle stick from HIV negative patient

Posted by Faith1970, 1 Reply
I pricked my finger after I inserted a 20 gauge IV. The needle did not retract all the way and it pricked my finger through my glove. The patient was tested that day and was negative for HIV, positive for Hep C. I was tested for HIV and Hep C 6... Read more »

Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

Posted by akumar, 2 Replies
Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev
From: akumar

My dear Brothers & Sisters,

Re: Great ancient Indian science "Yoga & Pranayama" is a boon for HIV & AIDS patients.

I am impressed by the Great job, being... Read more »