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Hiv Androgen Therapy

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Ask the Experts

which is safer Procrit or androgen therapy?

Hi Dr. Bob,OK thr anemia finally kicked in and my ass is a dragon.My doc wants to give me androgen therapy --- not sure which one. Does this stuff have worse side effectrs than Procrit would? What type of side effects or medical conditions would I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mean "Your ass is a-draggin'?" or is your butt really a ferocious green monster that spits fire?So is your doctor prescribing androgen therapy for HIV wasting or low testosterone? If so, it may be the correct thing to consider. However, if he's... Read more »

Exercise and HIV

Nelson, is there any documented research that shows that regular exercise keeps the onset of AIDS... Read more »

Testosterone supplementation

Dear docs, what are the appropriate levels of testosterone in a male, 40 years old, soropositive?... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

A Transgender Therapy Primer

...pills, injections, and transdermal preparations (delivered through the skin in the form of creams, gels, and patches). Anti-androgen therapy includes anti-androgen drugs, GnRN agonists (gonadotropin-releasing hormone), and bilateral orchiectomy... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV and Hormones

...measured soon after supplementation begins and regularly (every 6-12 months) during the course of therapy. The long-term effects of androgen therapy in HIV-positive men are unknown. Because androgens can lower the level of cardioprotective HDL... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? Commentary ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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Kill HIV with Photopheresis, Ultra-Violet Blood Irradiation (UBI) Therapies?

Posted by Jon316, 1 Reply
...1960s. The concept of UBI seems simple and the procedure is easy and it appears that it would be very beneficial to people with HIV. Doctors all over the world, including at Yale University, perform the procedure for Auto-Immune System Disorders,... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

hiv gene therapy

Posted by hopefulone, 2 Replies
...hiv gene therapy has been getting a lot of play in the national and international press as of late....i would be interetested in Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »