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Hypogonadism How To Tell Which Type I Have

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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 »

Hypogonadism from protease inhibitors

I am a 33-yr-old male who was diagnosed two years ago during my seroconversion illness, and... Read more »

hypogonadism

I've been on combination therapy since the acute phase of my infection. My viral load was quickly... 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 »
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

... Chevy Chase, Md. -- Hypogonadism, also known as testosterone deficiency, affects 4-5 million men in the United States placing them at risk for developing osteoporosis. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Use of Testosterone in AIDS Wasting Syndrome

...(AWS), according to recent data. Studies have indicated that testosterone levels are low in over half of all men with AIDS, and hypogonadism is seen to increase with the progression of the disease. Hypogonadism is often related to the effects of... 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 »

Hey Springer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...fatique as one of your miscellenous symtoms. Would you give a brief description on this condition? Have you tested for anemia or hypogonadism? These are medical conditions that can cause fatique. A CBC would tell you whether you are anemic and... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...Pimple like Rashes in middle of my chest which are like spreading in 2.5 to 3.0 inches of diameter. (Scattered Red Blotches kind of pimples) Please tell!! Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
...myself that this was my new reality and I will just have to get over my issues and do what I have to do. I have always been the type of person to buckle down when things got tough and focus on what I want out of my life. I know the road will... Read more »