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How To Treat Testosterone Deficiency When You Have Hiv

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Androgel and exercise

Hi Mr. Vergel, I'm on Androgel for low T and want to start exercising again. I was told to apply the gel early morning and to keep it on as long as possible - that 12 hrs are better than 8 and 16 hrs are better than 12 and so on. In the past, I...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...areas that will be covered with clothing so that no transfer happens to other people when you come in contact with them. The testosterone in the gel absorbs in the first 6 hours of application.I would not use it at the gym. Sweating would impair... Read more »

Testosterone and baldness

Hi is testosterone and hairloss common side effect? can I take testosterone and propecia to reduce... Read more »

testosterone supplementation (follow-up to earlier question)

This question is for Dr. Wohl. I read your response to the "testosterone" question, answered on... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Use of Testosterone in AIDS Wasting Syndrome

... AIDS Clinical Care (04/99) Vol. 11, No. 4, P. 25; Corcoran, Colleen; Grinspoon, Steven The use of testosterone may help in staving off AIDS wasting syndrome (AWS), according to recent data. Studies have indicated that testosterone levels Read more »
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Treatment of Hypogonadism in Men with HIV Infection

...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 and androgenic effects. Although there has been a study showing improvement in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fatigue

...hormone erythropoietin which helps make red blood cells. Low hormone levels . Especially in men, low levels of the sex hormone testosterone can cause fatigue and lack of interest in sex and other normal activities. Low levels of other important... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Treatment Issues for Women

...act on cells, proteins, and tissues, triggering our growth, metabolism, sex drive, and fertility. Estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone are three of our main sex hormones. These hormones are also called steroid hormones and regulate many... Read more »
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some one please help

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 5 Replies
...where neg. after about a month to month and a half i felt somewhat better nut still had oral thrush that would not respond to treatment (even I.V. treatment) when i received my labs i had a high white cell count that was about it. i have had... Read more »

hic

Posted by Anonymous
...syringes are dipped), less obvious sources of HIV infection should be investigated. Young athletes have been known to inject testosterone using a shared syringe. The shared, sharpened plastic "straw" used to sniff cocaine may transmit HIV by way... Read more »

Nandrolone Decanoate/Testosterone/Oxandrin

Posted by ktp2008, 1 Reply
...longer makes Deca-Durabolin, If anyone is looking for a reliable and good compounding pharmacy that has Nandrolone Decanoate, Testosterone Cypionate, and Oxandrin at affordable prices, call New Life Pharmacy in Boca Raton, FL and ask for Nicole... Read more »

testosterone

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does a low testosterone level ever become a factor in HIV infection? I am an above 50 male with below testosterone levels and alot of strange symtoms. Read more »