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Dealing With Sexual Dysfunction When You Have Hiv

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Sexual Dysfunction After Diagnosis

Please excuse the length of this question, but I'm at the end of my rope.At the end of March, I was diagnosed HIV+. After waiting several days for an appointment and the last lab results to trickle in, my doctor put me on Atripla. I have been on it...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Sexual dysfunction if common in men and likely more common in HIV+ men. Have you had a discussion with your HIV provider about this. Have you had Read more »

little desire for sex

My boyfriend cannot keep an erection and seems to have very little desire and can't stay in the... Read more »

sexual dysfunction

Dear Doctor: Since beginning a cocktail of kaletra, amprenivir, epivir that is combined with... Read more »
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Gender Issues and Sexual Dysfunction: An Update From the 1st International Workshop on HIV & Aging

...a year ago; it was presented in last year's International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Co-Morbidities in HIV.) Sexual Dysfunction, HIV and Aging A German cohort study was discussed at this conference that included 750 men over 50... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Sexual Dysfunction and HAART -- Is There a Connection?

...Sexual dysfunction is common in HIV infection. Many people living with HIV, both male and female, have been diagnosed with various forms of sexual Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Self-Reported Sexual Difficulties and Their Association With Depression and Other Factors Among Gay Men Attending High HIV-Caseload General Practices in Australia

...While it is known that sexual expression affects physical, mental, and social well-being, there is a lack of understanding of sexual dysfunction in homosexually active men. The survey subjects were 542 men in Australia recruited from six general... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Protease Inhibitors, Sexual Dysfunction and Viagra

...of lipodystrophy or blood lipid elevations. Hormone levels were essentially normal in the five men given a thorough workup. Sexual dysfunction in men with HIV is hardly new, and it is difficult to isolate protease inhibitors as the cause.... Read more »
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HIV Poz bttm needs sexual advice...

Posted by calmNconnected, 4 Replies
Hey guys, I tested poz in March 2009. Since then, I have recently gotten into a relationship. I let my partner know and he was little hestiant but became okay with it. What a relief, its seems he was a gift sent to me. Anyway, my question is about... Read more »

HIV Poz Bttm need sexual advice...

Posted by calmNconnected, 8 Replies
Hey guys, I tested poz in March 2009. Since then, I have recently gotten into a relationship. I let my partner know and he was little hestiant but became okay with it. What a relief, its seems he was a gift sent to me. Anyway, my question is about... Read more »

which is a better choice?

Posted by franfrog, 9 Replies
My doctor recently diagnosed me with depression. It sort of hit me like a ton of bricks. She put me on lexapro 10mg and then switched me to 20 just last week. I think this is part to do with me explaining my fatigue during the day and insomnia at... Read more »

Puzzled

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would PN at 11 weeks after infection be fairly inconsistant? What I am experiencing started a few days ago and began with tingling feet and arms (not hands). All limbs had pins and needles later that night, at the same time. Since then I have had... Read more »