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Hypogonadism And Anabolic Steroids

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hypogonadism

I've been on combination therapy since the acute phase of my infection. My viral load was quickly reduced to undetectable and my cd4 count is normal. Assuming this remains the case am I at risk for hypogonadism? Should anabolic steroids be...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...factors directly relate to that problem. There has been no clear association between antiretroviral use and hypogonadism. Anabolic steroids may suppress the secretion of testosterone and have unknown long-term side effects. KH Read more »

iatrogenic hypogonadism from anabolic steriods

Could you comment on iatrogenic hypogonadism that follows with the use of anabolic steriods. Are... Read more »

can i donate via western union money transfer (SIDE EFFECTS ANABOLIC/ANDROGENIC STEROIDS)

hi dr bobhope you are in best of health.i wrote over to you couple of of weeks back which went... Read more »
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The Prevalence of Hypogonadism in HIV-Infected Patients Receiving HAART

... The prevalence of hypogonadism in HIV-infected patients receiving HAART (Poster Presentation TuPeB3180) Authored by M. Desyatnik, A. Baaj, A. Fisher (United Read more »
Body Positive

Fighting Wasting

...testosterone levels, while avoiding the unwanted androgenic effects of testosterone. This class of drug is referred to simply as anabolic steroids. They create a positive nitrogen (protein) balance; that means instead of nitrogen being lost in... Read more »
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 »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Anabolic Steroids: A Practical Guide

...For those who need to regain their lost lean body mass (LBM), anabolic steroids are a possible answer. These compounds are being prescribed increasingly by some physicians to treat their HIV-infected patients. 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 »

Steroids for Bodybuilding

Posted by Chico, 4 Replies
I have recently started on my hiv treatment and want to know if i can continue to take Winstrol Depot the steroid for my body building. I am fit and healthy but don't want the steroid to affect my resistance. Any body builders or Doc's help me out... Read more »

are you Canadian and have HIV/AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous
...example: did you know that benefits, coverage, and attitudes on treatment vary radically from province to province? Take the use anabolic steroids in the treatment of HIV. Pretty easy to get if you are living in B.C. Damn near mission... Read more »

are you Canadian and have HIV/AIDS?

Posted by Scott_W
...example: did you know that benefits, coverage, and attitudes on treatment vary radically from province to province? Take the use anabolic steroids in the treatment of HIV. Pretty easy to get if you are living in B.C. Damn near mission... Read more »