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The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...synthetic growthhormone releasing factor (tesamorelin), have shown the ability to reduce fatbuild up in studies, but are not FDA approved for use in HIV-relatedlipodystrophy. Liposuction: Liposuction is a plastic surgery procedure that can beused to remove fat from the back of the neck and around the breasts, but notusually in the stomach (since fat gain caused by lipodystrophy in this area isdeep, internal fat). Liposuction...
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Hypogonadism Treatment

Dear Doctor:My testosterone just came back at 31. My doctor says this is extremely low and he wants to start testosterone injections right away. I have had trouble maintaining my body weight for about two years now,and I am currently ten pounds...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
The oxandrin is the cause of the low testosterone...testosterone leevls are suppressed by anabolic steroids. Additionally, anabolic agants are relatively contraindicated (i.e. not recommended)in the persons with heart disease. The firts thing is to... Read more »

Tamoxifen & Androgel

Dear Dr. Bob, I was diagnosed poz in 97 and, so far, have been in fairly good health. I'm on my second cocktail and I hope it will continue to work for quite some time. A couple of years ago, I became unbearably fatigued - I could barely get out...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...medication to your regimen; however, it may be well worth a try.Finally, there is the surgical option. This is a relatively minor surgical procedure, generally performed under local anesthesia, which leaves a very minimal surgical scar. It would... Read more »

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 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. 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 Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...for HIV-related lipoatrophy. It containspoly-L-lactic acid, a man-made product that has a long history of use inreconstructive surgery. It requires three to six sessions and a touch-up everyyear. It costs approximately $1,500 per office visit.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

What Is Molluscum? How Does Molluscum Spread? How Do I Know if I Have Molluscum? How Is Molluscum Treated? Can Molluscum Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum is a... Read more »
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surgery for anal warts

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...I am facing anal wart surgery in a week. i would like to know what happens step by step during the surgery Read more »

Unnessarry Operations - Cash cow for doctors !

Posted by Anonymous
...with a laser and camera into your navel, with or without your consent and burns off your plica on your fallopian tubes. This operation can be dangerous because they have limited vision and control of this laser and it can burn holes in your... 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 »

surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...when you have surgery do they test for hiv in your blood work Read more »