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Diagnosing Hypogonadal Men

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Hypogonadism

I have been diagnosed with hypogonadism -- ie low testosterone and have lost muscle tissue. I have heard about recent studies where men received 300 mg testosterone enanthate by injection. I heard the men gained some weight during this study. I...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Testosterone enanthate or cypionate are typically given at 200-300mg every 2 weeks (by injection). Though not perfectly physiological this is one of the leading methods for testosterone replacement...and available at any MD's office. Other... Read more »

Hypogonadism from protease inhibitors

I am a 33-yr-old male who was diagnosed two years ago during my seroconversion illness, and... Read more »

Hypogonadism HIV or Not HIV that is the question.

Hello, Mr. Vergel I have a quick question. So, I had an HIV exposure in June of 2009, Got tested... Read more »
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Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Who Have Sex With Men Have a 140-Fold Higher Risk for Newly Diagnosed HIV and Syphilis Compared With Heterosexual Men in New York City

The current study describes the population of men who have sex with men in New York City, comparing MSM demographics, risk behaviors, new HIV infections, and primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis rates with those of men who have sex with women... Read more »
The Endocrine Society

Endocrine Society Calls for Medicare Coverage of DXA Bone Density Testing to Be Extended to Men With Testosterone Deficiency

Chevy Chase, Md. -- Hypogonadism, also known as testosterone deficiency, affects 4-5 million men in the United States placing them at risk for developing osteoporosis. Despite the clear association of testosterone deficiency with low bone density... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

New HIV Diagnoses Rising in New York City Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men

HIV infection is on the rise among young men who have sex with men (MSM) in New York City, according to preliminary data from the Health Department. New HIV diagnoses among MSM under age 30 have increased by 33% during the past six years, the agency... Read more »
Connect With Others

Gay Men and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was diagnosed in 2003 with the HPV virus. It was enough having been previously diagnosed with HIV and HCV. Now I was dealing with a third virus, one which would lead to Rectal Cancer. I was told that the only thing I could do was wait and... Read more »

Meeting men

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi.
I am a 28 year old woman, diagnosed 5 years ago. Haven't told too many people. Finding it hard to date and meet nice men. The men in the positive groups are pretty awful and dealing with HIV is hard enough. I know nothing about addiction, etc and... Read more »

Professional Heterosexual Women/ Men Support Group

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello,

I was diagnosed with HIV in April 1991. I am a heterosexual female and am interested in meeting other heterosexual professional women/ men who are HIV positive. Many of the past support groups that I attended were for gay males, gay... Read more »

gay men to hang out with

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
whats up men. My name is Lee and I'm from a city just 5 min. from chicago. I'm looking for other gay men that i can talk to. I've notice that it's easier to date men with hiv, than men w/out it. It makes life alittle easier. So, if you live in the... Read more »