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Does Hep C Reduce Testosterone

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HIV/Hepc?testosterone

I have been diagnosed with HIVfor almost 10 years, and HepC for 5. I have been hiv undetectable for several years, and no damage from hepc at the moment. However I am experiencing fat redistribution: belly, chest accumulation with skinny arms, no...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A recent study lat month) from the ACTG of testosterone for lipodystophy showed that it did not restore loss of fat (actually fat continued to be lost from subcutaneous areas) and did not decrease deep internal (visceral) fat. Thus its efficacy for... Read more »

long term hep-c

My situation is this; I am a 43 yer old male and was likely exposed to hep-c app. 25 years ago... Read more »

How do you have safer sex with a HepC partner?

My boyfriend and I have hiv.Healso has HepC. What measures should I take to protect myself while... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

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