Does Testim Have An Effect On Shoulder Joints

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Testosterone question (please help)

Hey Doctor, I feel like Iam going insane...It seems as if my testosterone level maybe low.I was going to my doc to get my injection...well it seems that everytime I get my shot I get very irritated with people, I also break things at times.I just...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...chapter devoted to hypogonadism (low testosterone).I'll repost below a sample of the information from those archives.Dr. Bobside effects of testosteroneJan 2, 2007 I have been positive for 20 years and am on 5 HIV meds. My Dr. checked my... Read more »


How many hours after applying Testim to the upper arms must pass before a female can touch them?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,It's recommended that you apply Testim to your shoulders after your morning shower, rub it in and then let it dry before covering the area with your shirt. It takes Read more »

Shoulder Joint Pain & HIV

i have been diagnosed with HIV and my t-cell count is down to 250. for the past 2 months i've been haveing shoulder pain in my right shoulder. it feels like it's coming from inside the joint or ligament. is it common to have joint pain associated...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Although some forms of arthritis may be modestly increased in HIV+ patients most pain such as you describe in the shoulder would more likely to be not related to HIV. Shoulder problems are common in the general population and rarely would an HIV +... Read more »

Restarting Testim

Hi Doc,I've been on HAART for about one year and three months. Early in my treatment my doctor perscribed Testim for me, but I stopped after about three months because my doctor said that my testosterone levels were in the normal range.Its been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The only reason to use testosterone replacement is to treat hypogonadism (low testosterone). It should not be used if your serum testosterone levels are normal, as the risks of the drug would then outweigh potential benefits. You can read all... Read more »
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