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How To Treat Gynecomastia When You Are Hiv Positive

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The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...factor in getting good care and treatment is to find the right health care provider. Look for a health care provider who specializes in treating HIV. Studies have shown that an HIV-positive person whose health care provider treats many HIV-positive people lives longer than a person whose health care provider treats a few HIV-positive people. Even though there is no cure for HIV disease, there are many treatments that help keep HIV under...
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Update on my use of Tamoxifen for gynecomastia and warning

A while back I mentioned my using Tamoxifen to help get rid of Sustiva induced gynecomastia.. Long story short I found out the hard way it gave me hypercoagulation which led to a blood clot in my face (after Sculptra injections) and this has led to...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...the update on your situation. One of the general principles of medical management is to try not to use a second medication to treat side effects from another medication if the causative medication can be changed. Now that Isentress and other... Read more »

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.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...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 mg a day.) But when the breast... 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
...been consistently linked to gynecomastia. Propecia can cause gynecomastia which often is frustrating to pin down a cause and treat. KH Read more »

gynecomastia

Hi Nelson - can you help me with this? I switched d4t to AZT to complement Sustiva and Abacavir. I have this lump on my left breast which is called gynecomastia and my doc says it's from fat redistribution It really bothers me and I wonder what...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...HAART-induced gynecomastia that were successfully treated with percutaneous dihydrotestosterone gel.Diagnosis and management of male breast enlargement in patients with HIV/AIDS.Qazi N, Morlese J, King DM, Ahmad R, Nelson M.AIDS Read. 2000... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Cancer Drug for Male Breast Enlargement?

...breast size may also increase. In men, enlarged breasts are uncommon, occurring between 3% and 5% of HAART users. The cause of male breast enlargement in HAART users is not clear. When doctors review blood test results, in most cases estrogen and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...people you might have exposed, without using your name. Employers You may want to tell your employer if your HIV illness or treatments interfere with your job performance. Get a letter from your doctor that explains what you need to do for your... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Contents Depression Is More Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many... Read more »
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I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
... Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

It'z HIV positive so look 4 the positive side

Posted by lilmisskathy
...things dont go the way there supost to bt we learn to get over it things happen 4 a reson i dont blame my real mom for given me HIV in fact I love her for it ... itz made me who i am its apart of me.. it might not be good bt thatz why i take... Read more »

I met an HIV Positive person for the first time

Posted by Barbdoll, 1 Reply
...that we all know could change our lives if everyone knew. IT could change the way people look at us in society, the way we are treated in our homes, in our workplace. Just like everything changed when we found out about our status. Sometimes i... Read more »