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Gynecomastia Facts

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dangers of having gynecomastia

Is there a medically legitimate argument that having the condition of gynecomastia in a male, can be adverse to one's health. In other words is there an argument that can be made to a medical healthcare provider that surgery for this condition...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

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For those who do not know, gynecomastia is the increase of breast glad tissue (not of fat) caused by increased levels of estradiol (a hormone prominent in women that men's bodies need and produce from testosterone).Surgery is for cosmetic but... Read more »

Gynecomastia treatment

Last year I had surgery on my left pectoral to remove a gynecomastia mass. Since then, the same... Read more »

Urgent! Anadrol/Lipo/Gynecomastia Problem

Dearest Experts:First - thanks for all the sound advice you regularly provide - it provides a great... Read more »
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U.S. Positive Women's Network

Policy and Justice Issues Affecting Women: Fact Sheets and Talking Points

Criminalization Fact Sheet: Coming soon! Reproductive Justice Fact Sheet (April 19, 2011) To read PDF, click here . Reproductive Justice Talking Points (April 19, 2011) To read PDF, click here . Economic Justice Fact Sheet (April 19, 2011) To... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Updated Fact Sheets Provide Data About HIV/AIDS Among Blacks, Latinos, Women

Updated fact sheets, Kaiser Family Foundation : The fact sheets provide information about the impact of HIV/AIDS on blacks , Latinos and women in the U.S. Each fact sheet includes data about trends and current cases, as well as... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Hyperlipidemia

Terms Used in This Fact Sheet Cholesterol: a waxy, fat-like substance present in every cell in your body. Your liver produces cholesterol from stored carbohydrates and fats. Certain foods provide additional amounts of cholesterol, which may be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

GlobalHealthFacts.org Posts Latest Global, Country-Level HIV/AIDS Data; New Latin America, Mexico HIV/AIDS Fact Sheets Available

"Latest Global and Country-Level HIV/AIDS Data Now Available on GlobalHealthFacts.org," Kaiser Family Foundation : GlobalHealthFacts.org has been updated with country-level HIV/AIDS data to reflect the latest information released in the UNAIDS 2008... Read more »
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Gynecomastia -- painful breast lumps

Posted by patrickf, 2 Replies
I've been HIV+ for about 15 years or so, on meds for 7-8yrs..... and have been doing VERY well.

However, within the last 30 days, I've developed a painful lump (about the size of a pencil eraser) under my right breast nipple. After a thorough... Read more »

I'm trying not to scare anyone, but facts are fact

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
In fact I'm not trying to scare anyone, and I don't want to make a kid's game out of the Bulletin Board. I'm just trying to make everyone realize that 99,9% of people doesn't cover all individuals, when talking about tests... I'm sure that 999 of... Read more »

ITS A FACT

Posted by Anonymous
Its a fact some of positive people lie about their status before sex. If you are going to have sex BE SAFE! dont believe people if they tell you they are negative, they may not be. ALWAYS PRACTICE SAFE SEX!!!!! I hope we learned something here.

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HIV FROM CONDOMS AFER FACT?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are the chances of catching hiv when:
You have sex with a male with the condom on, after he cums he pulls the condom off and you play around for around 10 minutes he puts his penis in you for a couple of seconds (about 2 inches)? Read more »