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Hypogonadism In Women

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Hypogonadism

Dear Doctors,How can I know when I have symptoms of hypogonadism or not ?Sincerely,TimDear Posted, I agree with Mark that if indeed you have not taken any anabolics even oral ones at the gym, then that testosterone is a little low. However, you do...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
They differ in men and women. I will guess that you are a man. The typical manifestations of low testosterone are decreased energy, libido, depression, decreased body hair and change in the shape of your muscles, the biggest ones being the buttocks... Read more »

Hypogonadism

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

Follow up to Hypogonadism question...

Hello Vergel I understand that having Hypogonadism does not mean you have HIV. But, does having... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: STD Fears as 70 Percent of Single Women Admit to Regularly Having Unprotected Sex

A survey of 2,000 UK females ages 18-40 finds seven of 10 single women regularly practice unprotected sex. DrFox.co.uk, an online pharmacy and prescription service, conducted the poll. The responses indicate the average single woman has had... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Than One-Fifth of Pregnant Women Taking Nevirapine Have Some Resistance One Year Later, Study Says

More than one-fifth of HIV-positive pregnant women who take a single dose of the antiretroviral drug nevirapine to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission have some resistance to the drug one year after treatment, according to a study published in... Read more »
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Looking for women;s stories

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I'm a college student working on a project for an upcoming AIDS awareness week at my school. I thought it would be very beneficial for our community if we were to tell the stories of real women effected by AIDS/HIV. If you would be willing to... Read more »

Childbirth Ed for HIV positive women

Posted by Anonymous
The Sister's Upper Room is an Alternative Women's Health practice in Harlem that offers both traditional and holistic services to women. In addition we offer Women's healthcare workshops and specialized Women's health classes, specific to women's... Read more »

Executive Director Women's Org. NJ

Posted by Anonymous
New Jersey Women and AIDS Network (NJWAN)
Executive Director
Management of NJWAN staff, projects and grants, Requirements: Master's in health related field, 3-5 years experience in project management, groups, leadership, grant management and... Read more »

Where are the Poz women in the UK????

Posted by Morris
I am in my mid thirties, live in London and looking for poz women all over the UK. I am not on med at the moment. I would like to connect with a poz woman here in the UK. Pls keep in touch. Read more »