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Hypogonadism Androgel

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Androgel Infertility

Hi Dr. Bob,I've been HIV+ since 1987, and I've been on Androgel for hypogonadism since 2000 (I was exhausted all the time). I'm looking into the possibility of sperm washing. It sounds like something on a box of Tide--"Now with sperm washing!" My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Are you definitely infertile because you've been on AndroGel? No! Absolutely not! Your first step is to meet with an HIV-knowledgeable obstetrician who understands and has access to the Read more »

Androgel Cycling

Thanks for all your help. You are the best. I have been on androgel for 18 months. Is there... Read more »

Androgel 1%

doc said my triglycerides were very low & recently put me on this..what does this have to do with... Read more »
Articles
Seattle Treatment Education Project

AndroGel Offers New Option for Testosterone Replacement

...The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on 2-29-2000 that AndroGel has been approved for use as a testosterone replacement therapy in men with low testosterone. AndroGel is a clear, colorless, Read more »
The Body PRO

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 »
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 Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...Testosterone Man-made testosterone has been studied as a treatment for lipodystrophy.Unfortunately, in a study of testosterone gel (AndroGel), it did not decreasevisceral fat. In fact, visceral fat increased and lipoatrophy in the arms andlegs... 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 »

Advice...

Posted by iNvisible, 2 Replies
Does HIV and/or the medication make you feel less sexual? After my diagnoses I dnt really feel as sexy or in touch with my sexuality as I used to. Does or has any one else experience this??.... Read more »

Sexual problems for positive boyfriend and I

Posted by mandaree23, 1 Reply
...Truvada) or it could be a psychological thing due to his HIV status. I also noticed a lot of people talking about Viagra and Androgel. He has used Viagra since I've been with him and I've seen Androgel in his house but dont think he has used... Read more »

Androgel Questions

Posted by gray, 1 Reply
...which are good numbers apparently. The only issue is my testosterone which is off the charts low. My doctor is suggesting androgel and I am wanting to know what the potential issues might be. I've love to hear from anyone who's tried it or... Read more »