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Hiv Symtoms In Men

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...both the consumer and provider communities need to be educated. It is critical that MSM talk to their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their sexual orientation often do not know enough about anal cancer to request a screening. The gay...
Ask the Experts

Increased breast size in men- Can surgery take care of that?

I plan to have the surgery but am concerned that it will return and I will need surgery again down the road? Should I take an estrogen blocker afterwards to prevent return of this horrid condition or is that unnecessary? Thanks for your time in...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...testosterone, it is a good thing to keep your estradiol down even after complete removal of your breast tissue. High estradiol in men can increase fat mass, water retention and erectile dysfunction. Some men are more genetically prone to have the... Read more »

Your daily dose of worried married men (MARRIED MEN AND GAY SEX, 2009)

Dear Doctor Robert:Please excuse my English as I am from Southamerica.I have read in one of your clever and humorous responses, that every day you get 5 or 6 letters from married, straight men, that have gone to the "wild-zone", having sex with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Fernando,Actually your post is probably closer to number 10 or 12 for today dealing with married men entering their "wild zone" and having sex with other guys. I think we could make a full-length "Married Men Gone Gay Wild" video Read more »

Please Men a yes or a no?

Unpertecded sex with a female for 20 sec. a PCR DNA at 30days (with I know you do not like but I could not wait)and like six test EIA and Rapid last one on the 15th week. Question Do I need to test at 24 weeks? Yes or No I had almost all the symtoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...rapid and one PCR-DNA out to 15 weeks are excessive. You are HIV negative. No additional tests are warranted. You've had way too many already.Dr. Bob Read more »

agonising with pain and incertitude

I am sorry to bother you with my question; please forgive me for taking the courage to write to you. I have been exposed to high risk unprotected sexual intercourse with a newly infected male. I am sure I am infected, since I had a sore throat for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is exclusively for the discussion of side effects and antiretroviral therapy. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stressful or Traumatic Life Events, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Symptoms and HIV Sexual Risk Taking Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

...response to stressful or traumatic life events and their impact on HIV risk behaviors and associated psychosocial variables among men who have sex with men (MSM)." Notices posted in a community health clinic and a modified respondent-driven... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...men, but they are. Women make up nearly half of all heart attack deaths. Heart disease is the number one killer of both women and men in the US. Heart disease is a cardiovascular disease (CVD). This means that it affects your heart and blood... Read more »
The Body

What Is HIV?

... Meet the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) You can get HIV through unprotected sex or by sharing needles or other equipment used to inject drugs. Who Gets HIV? Anybody can get HIV . HIV is a virus; once it gets into your body, it can... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the most important... Read more »
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Why is there no section for Straight Men w/ HIV

Posted by LatinoHeat, 4 Replies
...I am a Straight Male living with HIV. I was curious why there is no Section for Straight Men w/ HIV. I see one for Women, Teens and Gay Men. I am very curious. Read more »

help for those who think they have "symptoms"

Posted by rock_on
...and you could be worrying over something that could be very minor. also, if i may add, i have recently become friends with a man who is hiv positive, and he says he had very little symptoms. some people dont even get them. Read more »

Wierd rashes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm HIV+ and I have a weird rash in my groin that won't go away. I've been to 3 different medical facilities and they just don't know Read more »

awaiting results

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi. Three years ago I had unprotected sex with a guy of unknown HIV status and I just got tested last week. I know that I should have done it before then, but I just let myself not think about Read more »