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Hypogonadism In Females

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Hello Vergel I understand that having Hypogonadism does not mean you have HIV. But, does having Hypogonadism cause gynecomastia central obesity? I mean if your fat seems to deposit on chest and belly only, but have normal size arms and legs. in...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

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With your history of gynecomastia, I would definitely have your doctor check your estradiol blood level (ultrasensitive test) to ensure that it is not high now that you are on testosterone replacement therapy. Testosterone can convert into estradiol... Read more »

Hypogonadism

About how long after infection would Hypogonadism become an issue?Thanks for your time!... Read more »

treatment secondary hypogonadism

Hi nelson, I am writing from Colombia, I'm in treatment of secondary hypogonadism and my... Read more »
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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 and... 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. Despite the clear association of testosterone deficiency with low bone density... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Female Company's Female Condoms Examined

Fortune Small Business /CNNMoney.com examines The Female Health Company's efforts to create and sell a female condom. When the current CEO joined the company in 1985, the "very notion of a female condom had a rough road ahead," Fortune Small... Read more »
Female Health Company

Second-Generation Female Condom Is Now Available in the United States; FC2 Female Condom Will Cost 30 Percent Less Than Predecessor

Chicago, Ill. -- The Female Health Company (FHC) (NASDAQ: FHCO) is announcing today that its second-generation FC2 Female CondomĀ®, which received regulatory approval from the Food and Drug Administration in March as an HIV prevention method, is... Read more »
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Female to Female Transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had oral sex with another woman, and I'm wondering how risky this is? I've read, it is risky, and then I've read it isn't. So which is it? Regardless if I ever do that again it will be with protection I don't care. I just want to know if anyone on... Read more »

Anyone using the female condom?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
is any female who's positive been using the female condom since being diagnosed? Any comments about it? thanks


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Female-to-Male transmission

Posted by lauramanyap, 2 Replies
I was wondering if anyone out there knows any males who has been infected with HIV through sex with a female. Thanks. Read more »

Any females my age near Los Angeles?i'm 26 heteroM

Posted by AaronK, 1 Reply
I'm a 26 year old male looking for a female friend. Read more »