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Vaccinations and HIV

...injured. Getting this shot more often might cause a painful local reaction. The shots can cause a lump that can last for a few weeks. Measles, Mumps and Rubella: These are three diseases caused by viruses. They are very contagious and can be spread by coughing or sneezing. Children are normally vaccinated against these diseases with an "MMR" shot. The vaccine usually gives life-long protection against these diseases. If you were born...
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gynecomastia

HiI have developed gynecomastia - and am on atripla so been told by the doctors that it's probably the efavirenz. Been reading various Answers - like:http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Fatigue/Archive/Help/Q195624.htmlHave decided to try Testogel...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It is often unclear what causes male breast enlargement in the setting of HIV treatment. Hormone abnormalities can contribute is some cases so seeing an endocrinologist can be useful. Read more »

Sustiva and gynecomastia

I have gynecomastia confirmed by doc.(44 years old male,great shape and low body fat) Was on propecia (known to cause it) but quit during Christmas so thats not likely the cause. The other drug is Sustiva, its also been blamed for gyno. Now all my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Gynecomastia is a frustrating problem for patients as you well describe. The exact cause is often hard to pin down and treatment if often Read more »

Gynecomastia starting in person with low body fat

Hello, 44 years old hiv poz male (on hiv meds for 18 yrs) I and my doctors are noticing gynecomastia,mainly fat accumulation around the nipples equally. I have not been on any hormones all my numbers and levels are fantastic, including natural...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...The first question is whether you have gynecomastia or lipohypertrophy. Sometimes breast enlargement is caused by expansion of glandular breast tissue, but in other cases is really Read more »

gynecomastia

Hi Nelson - can you help me with this? I switched d4t to AZT to complement Sustiva and Abacavir. I have this lump on my left breast which is called gynecomastia and my doc says it's from fat redistribution It really bothers me and I wonder what...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...HAART-induced gynecomastia that were successfully treated with percutaneous dihydrotestosterone gel.Diagnosis and management of male breast enlargement in patients with HIV/AIDS.Qazi N, Morlese J, King DM, Ahmad R, Nelson M.AIDS Read. 2000... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...the beginning of the outbreak. This information is presented in a weekly report, called FluView . Is the 2009 H1N1 virus contagious? The 2009 H1N1 virus is contagious and is spreading from human to human. How does the 2009 H1N1 virus... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...publication, Novel H1N1 and concerns for people living with HIV . What Is the Flu? The flu virus is quite common, highly contagious and very prone to changing itself. There are three categories of flu viruses: type A, B and C. All three... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...sores caused by the herpes infection or by other factors in the immune system. In addition, HIV-positive people may be more contagious for herpes. Read more »
Project Inform

Towards a Healthy Liver

...and other dental tools, razors, manicure tools or other items that can have blood on them -- especially if your partner has contagious infections that cause liver disease. Over time, exposure to poisons and other chemicals can cause chronic... Read more »
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ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 4 Replies
no se si alguien me puede ayudar, tuve relaciones con una persona desconocida y tuve el problema de rotura de preservativo porque talvez lo dao la mujer con sus uas al colocarlo, nose , pero , despues de dos semanas se me inflamaron mis parotidas ,... Read more »

Gynecomastia -- painful breast lumps

Posted by patrickf, 2 Replies
...size of a pencil eraser) under my right breast nipple. After a thorough radiologic and surgical exam, I've been diagnosed with gynecomastia. I didn't know anything about gynecomastia.... so I searched the web and found that gynecomastia and... Read more »

Hpv and protected sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How common is it to catch HPV from someone using a condom? Read more »