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Hypogonadism In Young Men

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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...both the consumer and provider communities need to be educated. It is critical that MSM talk to their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their sexual orientation often do not know enough about anal cancer to request a screening. The gay...
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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
...Although the incidence of hypogonadism appears to be higher in HIV infected men it is not unclear to me what factors directly relate to that problem. There has been no clear association between antiretroviral Read more »

Hypogonadism

About how long after infection would Hypogonadism become an issue?Thanks for your time!
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...Hypogonadism generally occurs in patients with more advanced HIV disease/AIDS, but can occur in some men relatively early on in the disease. The commmon symptoms are fatigue, weight loss, loss of libido/sexual desire, erectile dysfunction Read more »

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, Read more »

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
...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 of testosterone include pills (that are poorly absorbed and not... Read more »
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Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Treatment of Hypogonadism in Men with HIV Infection

...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 androgenic effects.... 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 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

...System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. The Numbers New HIV Infections 1 In 2006, black men accounted for two-thirds of new infections (65%) among all blacks. The rate of new HIV infection for black men was 6... Read more »
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Upcoming Research Study

Posted by thehennegroup
...and I work for the Henne Group, a 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... Read more »

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NYC Paid Survey: Black Men who Have Sex with Men, Ages 18-30

Posted by kirkg
...ARE YOU A BLACK MAN WHO HAS SEX WITH MEN? SEXUALLY ACTIVE? BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18-30? If yes, we want to talk to you! We would like to invite you to take part in a Read more »

NYC Paid Survey: Black Men who Have Sex with Men, Ages 18-30

Posted by kirkg
...ARE YOU A BLACK MAN WHO HAS SEX WITH MEN? SEXUALLY ACTIVE? BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18-30? If yes, we want to talk to you! We would like to invite you to take part in a Read more »