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If I Have Gynecomastia Do I Have Hiv

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gynecomastia,hiv treatment

Hi! I have a simple question: Is there any relation between side effects of hiv med and gynecomastia? I'm 36 and I've been on treament for 5 years (4 years with Crix,Videx and Zerit). Since last feb I'm taking Sustiva,Ziagen and Videx ( CD4 500 and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...You have already noted several possible causes. Gynecomastia is seen in the setting of HIV infection with treatment. Some patients have hormonal abnormalities (increased prolactin, testosterone deficiency, etc). I Read more »

side effects

im a 38 year old guy an HIV positive . i have been taking ARV's and im nom developing breast.... Read more »

Sustiva and gynecomastia

I have gynecomastia confirmed by doc.(44 years old male,great shape and low body fat) Was on... Read more »
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Gynecomastia -- painful breast lumps

Posted by patrickf, 2 Replies
...I've been HIV+ for about 15 years or so, on meds for 7-8yrs..... and have been doing VERY well. However, within the last 30 days, I've developed Read more »

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