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Getting Pregnant With Hypogonadism

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Is it possible to get a girl pregnant with me having hypogonadism

? My T count is 297 from most recent test.Just curious. I did use Androgel prescribed by my primary doctor to help increase drive but found out later that it kills your sperm count, so am just wondering....
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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Your Androgel dose is not good enough now since it has failed to increase your total testosterone above 500 ng/dL. Ask your doctor for an increase in dose (or if you are using the 1 percent Androgel, switch to the 1.62 percent).Testosterone... Read more »


I have been diagnosed with hypogonadism -- ie low testosterone and have lost muscle tissue. I have... Read more »

Hypogonadism HIV or Not HIV that is the question.

Hello, Mr. Vergel I have a quick question. So, I had an HIV exposure in June of 2009, Got tested... Read more »
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Reducing the Risks of Conception: Getting Pregnant When One or Both Partners Is HIV+

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Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Woman and HIV-Negative Man (Serodiscordant)

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Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Single Man or HIV-Positive Man in Same-Sex Relationship (Serodiscordant or Seroconcordant)

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Getting Pregnant

Posted by orange01, 2 Replies
I am looking for advice. My boyfriend and I are HIV +. We have been talking about the possiblity of having a baby. I am taking atripla and he is not on any meds right now. I know that atripla is not good for the baby so is their anything u can... Read more »

Getting Pregnant Hiv +/- couple

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a HIV + woman engaged to a HIV - man. We want to have a baby. What are the options on getting pregnant?? Is artificial insemination the only way?? I read on this website that it's possible to "do it yourself", insert the mans sperm in the... Read more »

Getting pregnant with + husband

Posted by Jen1, 3 Replies
Hey everyone,

I was hoping that maybe some of you can help me. I am married to a man who is HIV+ we have been married for 5 years. I am negative. We have wanted to have a child for a long time now, but we are not getting much support from the... Read more »

Getting Pregnant

Posted by orange01
I just recently met the man of my dreams. The best part of this all is that we r both Hiv +. We have been talking about having children. I am currently on atripla and he is not taking any meds and doing well. I was just wondering if their were... Read more »