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Gynecomastia Symptoms

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Androgel and Gynecomastia

Hello Dr. Henry, My HIV dr. placed me on Androgel about 5 years ago because my testosterone levels were very low and I had no energy. While the Androgel has been a lifesafer, it has resulted in gynecomastia. At least, I assume that is the culprit....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
To my knowledge there is little published information pretinent to your situation so most of the advice is empiric (educated guess work). We need more data about the long term benefits and problems associated hormone replacement in men including the... Read more »

My adderall contributing to gynecomastia

Am on adderall for energy and to clear my brain fog. But when searching for a list of drugs that... Read more »


I am a Gynecomastia patient. My doctor says to let it as it is. Shall i let it or should i... 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 and... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Decade of Positive Faces: Sandy Lambert

Sandy Lambert, 51 Vancouver Advocate at the provincial and national levels Living with HIV for 14 years CD4 count: 1,008 Viral load: undetectable "A First Nation positive male who advocates on behalf of all Aboriginals living with HIV/AIDS for a... Read more »

Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, October 26, 2009

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U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse

Community Drug Alert Bulletin

Dear Colleague; Since the 1950s, some athletes have taken anabolic steroids to build musclesand boost their athletic performance. Increasingly, other segments of thepopulation have also been taking these synthetic substances. The Monitoringthe... 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 »

Breast surgery and hiv

Posted by Anonymous
Has anyone had breast enlargement, or planning to?
Does anyone have information about the possible risks and side effects connected to hiv? Could lypodystrophy became a problem with breast implants?

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