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How Do You Treat Hypogonadal Osteoporosis In Men With Prostate Cancer

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Bone Health and HIV Disease

...improved. Several brands come as an injection (taken every 2-3 weeks), gel (rubbed on skin daily) or skin patch. Many men who take this therapy report feeling better and having more energy. It should not be taken by men with prostate cancer. Side effects can include swelling in the hands and feet and enlarged prostate gland and breasts. Medicines Used to Form Bone Tissue Parathyroid hormone helps your body store a healthy amount of calcium...
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Will testosterone give me prostate cancer

I started testosterone gel and I am afraid. I am 50 and friends told me to be careful. Can you tell me what to expect? Thank you
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...size of a kiwi fruit. It surrounds the urethra just below the urinary bladder and can be felt during a rectal exam. Prostate cancerThis little gland attracts a great deal of attention in men's health. One of the major issues is related... Read more »

Egrifta: Followup Regarding Prostate Cancer

In response to a question posted on 5/23/10, you mentioned asking Serano for input. Did you ever get a response? I was in a clinical trial for tesamorelin a few years ago at St. Luke's in NYC and experienced excellent results. I've recently been...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...your own body produce its own growth hormone. Some clinicians feel uneasy about prescribing growth hormone products to men with prostate cancer since there may be a risk to make the cancer grow, but there is contradictory data about this concern.... Read more »

HIV + and Prostate Cancer

Dr. Bob, Have you had any experience with how HIV positive men do with Prostate removal. I have CA in 30 % of my prostate, a gleason scale of 3+. My CD4 runs around 550 and unfortunately my viral load hovers around 1,500. It will not go to 0 and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your recovery from surgery and risk of complications is no different than someone who is HIV negative.Regarding your persistently detectable HIV plasma viral load, I assume you've had a resistance test (genotype/phenotype) to check for drug... Read more »

did not admit to prostate cancer on employment physical

on my pre-emploment physical i did not admit to a hospital stay for removal of prostate cancer .It is not job related.will they find out. thank you
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...If they do learn of your omission of this fact, you risk having your policy voided and perhaps even being billed for any treatment they have covered--for any condition. Come clean with them. It's far better for you to tell them than for them to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...control; others you can't. Factors you cannot control include: Age older than 50 Being a woman who has passed menopause Being Caucasian or Asian (African-Americans and Hispanics have lower risk) Having a parent who... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...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... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...cigarettes Alcohol and coffee intake: Drinking a lot of alcohol and/or caffeine Testosterone levels: Low testosterone levels in men Use of certain medicines: Long-term use of medicines including glucocorticosteroids (drugs such as... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV and Hormones HAART-treated men. Increased cancer risk is another concern, and men taking supplemental androgens should receive regular prostate cancer screening. Grinspoon recommends that all men with HIV-related wasting should be screened for testosterone... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
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...orientates himself to life that matters. The virus, whilst I am respectful of it, does not scare me. There are many physical and mental challenges that are as, if not more, potentially debilitating. And yet, here I am again, with a partner who... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
...partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over time but I never noticed any problems.recently I went on an anonymous hookup that involved me... Read more »