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Diagnosed With Gynecomastia

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Recurrent Gynecomastia: What to do?

I have been on Sustiva and Combivir since the fall of '01 (Crix and Combivir before that, changed due to severe GERD and for a more simple regimen, not due to drug resistance). In '02 I developed painful unilateral gynecomastia in my left...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The natural history of gynecomastia in both HIV+ and HIV- men can be variable so it is hard to make firm statements from the anecdotal reports and case series that are published in the literature. I assume your hormone (ie testosterone) levels have... Read more »


I am a 30 year old male 150lbs 5'8" diagnosed end of December of 2011. I have recently... Read more »

gynecomastia question

Dear. Doctor , A few days ago a dermatologist diagnosed me with mild gynecomastia and suggested... Read more »
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Sandy Lambert, 51 Vancouver Advocate at the provincial and national levels Living with HIV for 14 years CD4 count: 1,008 Viral load: undetectable "A First Nation positive male who advocates on behalf of all Aboriginals living with HIV/AIDS for a... Read more »
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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 »

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Gynecomastia -- painful breast lumps

Posted by patrickf, 2 Replies
I've been HIV+ for about 15 years or so, on meds for 7-8yrs..... and have been doing VERY well.

However, within the last 30 days, I've developed a painful lump (about the size of a pencil eraser) under my right breast nipple. After a thorough... Read more »

Breast surgery and hiv

Posted by Anonymous
Has anyone had breast enlargement, or planning to?
Does anyone have information about the possible risks and side effects connected to hiv? Could lypodystrophy became a problem with breast implants?

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