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Female Hypogonadism Symptoms

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Hypogonadism

About how long after infection would Hypogonadism become an issue?Thanks for your time!...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Hypogonadism generally occurs in patients with more advanced HIV disease/AIDS, but can occur in some men relatively early on in the disease. The commmon symptoms are fatigue, weight loss, loss of libido/sexual desire, erectile dysfunction or a... Read more »

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Hello Vergel I understand that having Hypogonadism does not mean you have HIV. But, does having... Read more »

Hypogonadism

Dear Doctors,How can I know when I have symptoms of hypogonadism or not ?Sincerely,TimDear Posted,... 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 »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

HIV Risk Among Female Sex Workers in Miami: The Impact of Violent Victimization and Untreated Mental Illness

Street-based female sex workers "are often enmeshed in chronic patterns of substance use, sexual risk, homelessness, and violent victimization," the authors wrote, causing them to be vulnerable to HIV infection. The team set out to assess the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia: Infection Prevalent Among Female Army Recruits

Nearly 10 percent of female U.S. Army recruits tested positive for the bacterium that causes the STD chlamydia, according to a new study. Researchers from the Department of Defense, the Army and Johns Hopkins University also discovered that the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Biologically Confirmed Sexually Transmitted Infection and Depressive Symptomatology Among African-American Female Adolescents

The researchers sought to determine prospectively the relationship between a diagnosis of sexually transmitted infection (STI) and depressive symptomatology. They performed secondary data analyses on 175 sexually active African-American female... Read more »
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symptoms, hiv not from females

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have symptoms for some time, swollen gland, cough, sweats, itchy skin, headaches, tired. Went to my doctor who asked me if I was homosexual, I am not, and he said I don't need any hiv test, that I will not get it from females, I live in Seattle. ... Read more »

Seeking a (female) partner

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
Ok sweets, so I got HIV, so I am old fart (65), so - - - I still like women. I live in Melbourne (Montmorency) Victoria, I don't have a car because I drink too much, I also smoke and I don't fornicate at all !!!! Shit a brick - I have always... Read more »

Female to male transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is there any truth that female to male transmission of HIV is rare? Where can I get some truth on this matter? I had a 1 night stand with somone that I met online. It was unprotected vaginal sex. Please someone tell me that my chances are very... Read more »

female to male

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have had only one high risk exposure (unprotected vaginal, I'm the male) this was over 2 1/2 yrs ago and I don't think I ever expierienced ARS. I have started to expirience symptoms in the last month that include swollen lymphnodes, joint pain,... Read more »