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How Long Does Testosterone Deficiency Last

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On long term testosterone- can I have a child?

I have been reading some of your answers about sperm washing. But mine is different. I heard that using testosterone (I've used injections for 7 years) can make a man sterile. Now that I am healthy and not going anywhere, I want to have children....
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...low:http://www.babycenter.com/0_fertility-drugs-for-men_4090.bcandhttp://www.maleinfertility.org/new-therapy.htmlPlease let me know what else you learn in your search to have children. Now that we are living longer, more and more people are... Read more »

How long do you need to stay on testosterone replacement?

I am taking androgel for low testosterone. Basically I am wondering will my body ever start... Read more »

Best long term testosterone treatments

I am 27yo, not HIV+ but I am hypogonadal. Currently on a program of testosterone gel and sometimes... Read more »
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Being Alive

Building Muscle Mass

...supraphysiological levels of testosterone and growth hormone will increase lean body mass, reduce fat, and improve well being -- the long-term effects are largely unknown. Also, ask your trainer to customize your workout. For instance, there's... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Testosterone

...Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Testosterone, also known as Androderm, Androgel, Depo-Testosterone, and Testoderm, belongs to the class of medicines known as androgens. Androgens are male hormones. Some androgens, including testosterone,... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Treatment Issues for Women

...you receive. Progesterone creams can be used alone (to restore levels for women who need progesterone but not estrogen) or alongside estrogen creams. Estrogen creams may contain one, two, or three types of estrogen. They can be used either to... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Testosterone: A Man's Guide

...Boosting Physical, Mental and Sexual Vitality , is now available. Vergel, who is living with AIDS, is a highly knowledgeable, long-time advocate of exercise and nutrition for people with HIV. He co-wrote Built to Survive: A Comprehensive Guide... Read more »
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Testosterone and depression

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
... I'm looking for more info/personal experience concerning treatments and symptoms associated with testosterone/hormonal deficiency and associated problems, (fatigue, mood changes, ability to focus, loss of drive, lessened experience of Read more »

Testosterone

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Has anyone with wasting on here been given testosterone? when do they start it, what are the requirements in terms of counts and viral loads, or does it make a difference. is there Read more »

Androgel Questions

Posted by gray, 1 Reply
...issues might be. I've love to hear from anyone who's tried it or decided against it and what your experience was. Are there any long-term issues I should be careful of? Can I go off it? Forgive me if my questions seem silly but this is all... Read more »

Encouragement from a long term survivor

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
...early in my infection. I have always had the best of care since my diagnosis and maybe that is mainly why I have survived so long; but I believe there are so many other reasons for my survival, beyond medicine. The meds are greatly improved... Read more »