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Dosage Of Testim For Women

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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...needles. Many women with HIV do not know how they got infected. This suggests that one or more of their male partners are infected. During sex, HIV is transmitted from men to women about twice as easily as from women to men. A woman's risk of infection is highest with anal intercourse, or if she has a vaginal infection. The risk of infection is higher if her male sex partner is or was an injection drug user, has other sex partners, has had...
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Testim vs. Androgel

I am not getting good results from Testim using 1 tube per day. I had it increased 90 days ago and awaiting result. Current dose - 1.5 tubes per day (total 7.5 MG). Now the insurance company said no to Testim so I'll have to switch to androgel. ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hi and thanks for your post.Both Testim and Androgel are used to treat low testosterone levels. While it's generally thought that Testim is better absorbed than Androgel, Read more »

Testim

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 »

Atripla and Testim

I started taking Atripla about 2 weeks ago and had tough time adjusting to it. I think I had all the side-effets except the rash which i'm told may come later. A month prior to starting Atripla I was using Testim to help me gain weight and muscle...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...no significant interactions between the components of Atripla (tenofovir, FTC or efavirenz) and testosterone products, like Testim.BY Read more »

Testim to gain weight?

i am a 20M (17olb, 6'0). I take 50mg of testim for the sole purpose of gaining weight.(muscle mass) Is tis a great idea? will it do much?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.Testim (testosterone) is perfectly fine to use for weight gain IF your testosterone levels are low. If they aren't using additional Read more »
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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...Vaginal walls becomethinner and can tear more easily and there is a decrease in the fluids thatlubricate. This can put an older woman at higher risk during unprotectedsex. Health care and social service providers need to recognize and accept... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Depression Is More Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV Viral Load

...Contents What Is a Viral Load? How Are Viral Load Results Used? Starting Treatment When Should You Be Tested? Women and Viral Load Areas of Future Viral Load Research What Is a Viral Load? HIV attacks immune system... Read more »
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...I wanted to share this with all the women out there that have felt this way before. I am currently going to a Womens Group where I meet up with an old friend that share something very important with us. She talked about women and how they put Read more »

Childbirth Ed for HIV positive women

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...The Sister's Upper Room is an Alternative Women's Health practice in Harlem that offers both traditional and holistic services to women. In addition we offer Women's healthcare Read more »