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Getting Pregnant With Hypogonadism

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AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...If they are not infected, the mother's antibodies will eventually disappear. The babies will test negative after about 12 to 18 months. What About the Mother's Health? Recent studies show that HIV-positive women who get pregnant do not get any sicker than those who are not pregnant. Becoming pregnant is not dangerous to the health of an HIV-infected woman. This is true even if the mother breast-feeds her newborn for a full term (2...
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testosterone and pregnancy

My boyfriend and I are expecting a baby. He just told me that he's been injecting testosterone. Will this affect the baby?
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
...incorporated into your body from his, it is unlikely that there will be adverse effects. It is not recommended for women who are pregnant (or plan to get pregnant) to be exposed to extra testosterone via gel or other ways you can end up with... Read more »

hypogonadism

I've been on combination therapy since the acute phase of my infection. My viral load was quickly reduced to undetectable and my cd4 count is normal. Assuming this remains the case am I at risk for hypogonadism? Should anabolic steroids be...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Although the incidence of hypogonadism appears to be higher in HIV infected men it is not unclear to me what factors directly relate to that problem. There has been Read more »

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. Read more »

hypogonadism

Dear Dr. Young,Is it possible for hypogonadism to start as soon as 2 months after infection?I have total erectile dsyfunction and am wondering what the story is.Jim
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...about your physical and mental health. At first glance, I would think that it's rather unlikely that you'd have HIV-induced hypogonadism to quickly after initial infection-- fortunately, a simple blood test can ascertain if you have low... Read more »
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The Body PRO

The Prevalence of Hypogonadism in HIV-Infected Patients Receiving HAART

... The prevalence of hypogonadism in HIV-infected patients receiving HAART (Poster Presentation TuPeB3180) Authored by M. Desyatnik, A. Baaj, A. Fisher (United Read more »
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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...formulas or breast milk from a woman who is not infected to feed their babies. Fact Sheet 611 has more information on HIV and pregnancy. Contact With Blood HIV is one of many diseases that can be transmitted by blood. Be careful if you are... Read more »
The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...Microbicides Eliminate the Need for Condoms? Would Microbicides Protect Against All STDs? What if a Woman Wants to Get Pregnant? Would Microbicides Be Safe? How Would Microbicides Benefit Men? How Would Microbicides Benefit Women... Read more »
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Getting pregnant with + husband

Posted by Jen1, 2 Replies
...but we are not getting much support from the people around us. So my question is, have any of you had any success in getting pregnant and have you remained negative and what are the best ways to keep me safe? We can't afford sperm washing so... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...out as it lost erection. Then she wanted to have sex with me without it and told me that she is not worried and will eat some pregnancy pills. We ended up mating 2 times in the same night. I was having Flue Like Symptoms in start of 3rd Week... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

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 »