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How To Diagnose Hypogonadism

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Hypogonadism

I have been diagnosed with hypogonadism -- ie low testosterone and have lost muscle tissue. I have heard about recent studies where men received 300 mg testosterone enanthate by injection. I heard the men gained some weight during this study. I...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Testosterone enanthate or cypionate are typically given at 200-300mg every 2 weeks (by injection). Though not perfectly physiological this is one of the leading methods for testosterone replacement...and available at any MD's office. Other forms... Read more »

Sustanon 250 and Deca-Durabolin 50

Hi There,I am a 30yo male in Australia. Been living with HIV for two years, VL undetectable,... Read more »

Side Effects of Testosterone Treatment

Hello. I'm HIV+ now for 15 years and have 800 t-cells and undetectable viral load. I have been on... Read more »
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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

...and women. Nationally, Medicare currently provides coverage for DXA scans in men only when an individual has been previously diagnosed with osteoporosis, osteopenia or has had a vertebral bone fracture. This means that most men found to have... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV and Hormones

... Sex Hormones In the HAART era, sex hormone imbalances may be the most common endocrine disorders in HIV-positive people. Hypogonadism -- low testosterone in men and decreased levels of estrogen, progesterone, and/or testosterone in women --... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Somatic Symptoms: Mental Health Approach and Differential Diagnosis

...Appetite Post-traumatic stress disorder Psychosocial status Suicidal/violent ideation Past psychiatric history, including diagnoses, hospitalizations, and psychotropic medications Substance use assessment Types of drugs; past and... 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 »

Newly Diagnosed

Posted by JoshColo, 1 Reply
...Hello everyone. I feel as if I've been on a roller coaster ride since my diagnosis at the end of April. I've been through all kinds of emotions, everything from anger to beating myself up to shock and fear. Read more »

Diagnosed yesterday

Posted by john33, 6 Replies
i just got tested ( a regular thing) but got back a postive result. now i'm not sure what i should be thinking or feeling,. i've got my first appointment with a doctor tommorrow and that's all i know. anyone got any advice 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 »