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Hcg Therapy For Hypogonadism

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treatment for testosterone side effects/teste atrophy

I was on deca and testosterone replacement therapy and now have severe atrophied testicles. I have stopped the injections for over a year but my testicles have not grown again. Is there anything i can do to increase their size? Is there any drug...
Rick Stryker, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Rick Stryker, M.D., M.P.H.

University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine
...hormone-related problems. Pituitary hormone levels should be checked (FSH, LH, and the like), and you may want to ask about the use of human chorionic gonadotropin (hcg), a hormone which may help to stimulate testicular activity in some cases. ... Read more »

Low Sex drive!

Nelson:I am NOT HIV positive but I am hypogonadic. I used 100 mg/week of Delatestryl but for some... Read more »

Hypogonadism from protease inhibitors

I am a 33-yr-old male who was diagnosed two years ago during my seroconversion illness, and... Read more »
Articles
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Treatment of Hypogonadism in Men with HIV Infection

...hot flashes and depression all improved. No changes were noted in aggression or hostility. In previously nonvirilized subjects treatment led to virilization and increases in lean body mass. The most common adverse event was local skin... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Alternative and Complementary Therapies

...Alternative Therapies? Working With Your Health Care Provider The Bottom Line What Are Alternative Therapies? A health treatment that does not fit into standard western medical practice is called "alternative" or "complementary."... Read more »
Project Inform

Making Decisions About Therapies

...Decisions Choosing a Doctor Developing a Relationship Information: Consider the Source Get Informed! Learn About Your Treatment Options! What Does the Research Show? Explore, Examine and Challenge Your Beliefs About Therapy ... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...narrowed down from a list of possibilities until one emerges as the best. A differential diagnosis will consider the failed treatment of the current infection, a possible new infection or malignancy, and drug side effects (especially with... Read more »
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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 »

Kill HIV with Photopheresis, Ultra-Violet Blood Irradiation (UBI) Therapies?

Posted by Jon316, 1 Reply
...I've read a little about Photopheresis and Ultra-Viole Blood Irradiation (UBI) therapies being performed by M.D.'s across the U.S., Europe, Russia and Germany. It seems that these procedures have been done for quite Read more »

group therapy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi everyone- does anyone know information regarding group therapy in NYC for people newly diagnosed with hiv? Thanks. Read more »

Onion Therapy ?

Posted by Anonymous
...Has anyone heard of Onion Therapy ? Read more »