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How Do You Tell If You Have Hypogonadism

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hypogonadism

I've been on combination therapy since the acute phase of my infection. My viral load was quickly reduced to undetectable and my cd4 count is normal. Assuming this remains the case am I at risk for hypogonadism? Should anabolic steroids be...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Although the incidence of hypogonadism appears to be higher in HIV infected men it is not unclear to me what factors directly relate to that problem. There has been Read more »

Hypogonadism

About how long after infection would Hypogonadism become an issue?Thanks for your time! Read more »

hypogonadism

Dear Dr. Young,Is it possible for hypogonadism to start as soon as 2 months after infection?I have... Read more »
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The Prevalence of Hypogonadism in HIV-Infected Patients Receiving HAART

... The prevalence of hypogonadism in HIV-infected patients receiving HAART (Poster Presentation TuPeB3180) Authored by M. Desyatnik, A. Baaj, A. Fisher (United 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... Read more »
The Endocrine Society

Endocrine Society Calls for Medicare Coverage of DXA Bone Density Testing to Be Extended to Men With Testosterone Deficiency

... Chevy Chase, Md. -- Hypogonadism, also known as testosterone deficiency, affects 4-5 million men in the United States placing them at risk for developing osteoporosis. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Use of Testosterone in AIDS Wasting Syndrome

...(AWS), according to recent data. Studies have indicated that testosterone levels are low in over half of all men with AIDS, and hypogonadism is seen to increase with the progression of the disease. Hypogonadism is often related to the effects of... Read more »
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Upcoming Research Study

Posted by thehennegroup
...medical research firm located in San Francisco. We are currently conducting interviews with men who have been diagnosed with Hypogonadism or Low Testosterone, and are hoping to spread the word about our study so we can get anyone who might be... Read more »

Hey Springer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...fatique as one of your miscellenous symtoms. Would you give a brief description on this condition? Have you tested for anemia or hypogonadism? These are medical conditions that can cause fatique. A CBC would tell you whether you are anemic and... Read more »

Anyone know ?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Anyone know what factor drive VL? My ARS is kicking my but, which makes me wonder what number will look like Read more »

JS -- for you

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...JS, as I said -- the "arms falling asleep" was 'embedded with the "Hypogonadism" post {under Am I Infected? dated 24 Nov 2000). I guess a Testosterone count of 209 -- "which seems pretty unlikely." was Read more »