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Can Testim Help With HIV

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
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ADAP dropped my testosterone

I hope you can help me. I was getting Androgel paid by my drug assistance program but they no longer will keep doing so due to cost cuts. What I am going to do? I called a pharmacy and they want $700. I don't want to stop testosterone since I know...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...ADAP (AIDS Drug Assistance Programs) are cutting down formularies everywhere, so many patients are losing their help for non HIV drugs.You have three options to get help:You can apply for patient assistance to get help from Auxilium (makers of... Read more »

Seeking help

Dr. Bob, Hope you are well. You never did answer my question about my worrying about a reused lancet at Out of the Closet Thrift store while getting an HIV test. I know why. I went through the archives and have seen that you have answered that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Depressed Italian Girl,Thanks for your kind comments and for using the archives to find the information and/or reassurance you desire. Your research is correct: Lancets are not reused and you cannot contract Read more »

Natural Options: Low Testosterone

Hi.I am a 38 year old HIV poz man who started testosterone therapy after diagnosis about 5 years ago when my test looked low. I take testim 100mg. MY levels are still in the low range 17.0 free test for a normal range in my age group of...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...(Testim and Androgel only have 1%). Many compounding pharmacies have good gels with up to 10% testosterone.Many doctors in HIV use The Compounding Shop or College Pharmacy to provide testosterone gels or nandrolone to patients. These are two... Read more »

Testosterone and Acne

Hi Doc, Im a 42yo male giving with HIV for the past ten years. I have not had a real problem with acne until last year when my doctor prescribed testosterone treatments (Testim) for low testosterone levels and fatigue. Since that time Ive had...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Acne flare-ups are a well known complication of testosterone therapy. For some patients management of the acne can be difficult (usually reversed when testosterone is stopped). Low dose oral or topical antibiotics and use of soap and/ or... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... Read more »
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Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
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"WHAT WOULD YOU DO"

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...suffering from a mild dry cough,lack of appetite, slight fatigue. and my last elisa test was may 05(neg) i ordered one of those hiv home kits(arrived today)... and im scared shitless to even look at it....ive been stareing at this box for... Read more »

INSERTIVE ORAL SEX

Posted by nightsunami, 3 Replies
I HAVE TESTED 5 MONTS AND 3 WEEKS AGO FROM MY EXPOSITURE OF INSERTIVE ORAL SEX... ITS CONCLUSIVE THIS TEST??IM NEGATIVE Read more »

"WHAT WOULD YOU DO"

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...suffering from a mild dry cough,lack of appetite, slight fatigue. and my last elisa test was may 05(neg) i ordered one of those hiv home kits(arrived today)... and im scared shitless to even look at it....ive been stareing at this box for... Read more »

fatigue

Posted by planonstaying, 7 Replies
i was recently diagnosed and am still waiting for bloodwork I got the test because of fatigue issues i have been having. most other stuff had been eliminated and I knew I was at risk=/ I am going to ask the specialist about fmla when i see her. I... Read more »