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Does Testim Have An Effect On Shoulder Joints

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joint problems: shoulders and hip going out

A friend of mine has been taking Invirase, Norvir, Zerit almost a year. Over the past six months, every few weeks, one of his shoulders or hip will go out, and more frequently one hears odd sounds when he moves his joints. His doctor ruled out...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
It would certainly be a good idea to do X-rays of the affected areas, as some of the medications (protease inhibitors) can cause bone problems. Other than that, it is hard to be sure how the symptoms may relate to the medications. If it is joint... Read more »

Intelence and Isentress side effects in joints?

About 2 months or so after starting these meds (replacing Norvir and Reyataz), I started having... Read more »

Testim and large breasts

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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Achy Joints from my meds......

Posted by harcase116, 4 Replies
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Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
Has anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems which cause my right shoulder and the right... Read more »

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Posted by riverprincess, 2 Replies
Since my bone density came back good then I figure it must be my joints. And as I see ads on tv I'm thinking about what to take for joint pain. I'll be asking my dr and orthopedist but also wanted any juggestions from you guys. Read more »

Curious - Do any of you have bone or joint disease

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
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