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GYNECOMASTIA

I am a Gynecomastia patient. My doctor says to let it as it is. Shall i let it or should i compulsorily undergo surgery...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

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Gynecomastia (increased in breast tissue in men caused by increased estrogen levels that can come from testosterone convertion, genetics, or some HIV meds) can be treated in its early stages with estrogen blockers like Arimidex at low doses ( 0.25... Read more »

Sustiva induced gynecomastia

Sorry if this is a duplicate question I have been asking on sites all over the web. I have mild gynecomastia probably related to my use of Sustivia and or my hair loss drug propecia. My Testosterone is always normal, though I did just have doc test...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Sustiva has not been consistently linked to gynecomastia. Propecia can cause gynecomastia which often is frustrating to pin down a cause and treat. KH... Read more »

Sustiva and gynecomastia

I have gynecomastia confirmed by doc.(44 years old male,great shape and low body fat) Was on propecia (known to cause it) but quit during Christmas so thats not likely the cause. The other drug is Sustiva, its also been blamed for gyno. Now all my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Gynecomastia is a frustrating problem for patients as you well describe. The exact cause is often hard to pin down and treatment if often suboptimal. I have seen no data on the safety /efficacy of Letrozole for HIV-associated gynecomastia. The rate... Read more »

gynecomastia

i am suffering from gynecomastia for last ten years ,although it is in form of puffy nipples and the area just around the nipples,pls tell me all the possible treatments.i am too suffering from premature ejaculation and the small size of penis,pls...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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While these might be related to low testosterone levels, gynecomastia can also be unrelated to hormonal levels. Sometimes, these can be related to drug side effects too. Either way, speaking to your doctor about your symtoms would be important.... Read more »
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Gynecomastia -- painful breast lumps

Posted by patrickf, 2 Replies
I've been HIV+ for about 15 years or so, on meds for 7-8yrs..... and have been doing VERY well.

However, within the last 30 days, I've developed a painful lump (about the size of a pencil eraser) under my right breast nipple. After a thorough... Read more »

Why does HIV continue to spread?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I saw a report on my local TV station that said that HIV continues to spread in American cities. Why aren't young people heeding the message and using condoms? Is unprotected sex worth a life time of being on toxic drugs? Read more »

KNOWING SPREADING HIV AROUND

Posted by Jazzy1973, 5 Replies
wHY DO PEOPLE KEEP GOING AROUND SPREADING THIS TO EACH OTHER KNOWING U HAVE THIS?

wHY CAN'T SOME ONE FIND SOME ONE THAT HAS HIV TOO?

QUESTIONS I ASS BECAUSE I KNOW SOMEONE WHO GOES ON LINE AND MEET PEOPLE AND HAVE SEX WITH THEM& AFTER THEY GET... Read more »