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Is Hypogonadism Permanent

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Hypogonadism from protease inhibitors

I am a 33-yr-old male who was diagnosed two years ago during my seroconversion illness, and immediately began triple cocktail therapy with Crix/AZT/3TC, and have remained undetectable since that first diagnostic viral load test. After 13 months of...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloThanks for such a nicely detailed clinical summary. Although we assume that hypogonadism is only associated with HIV disease progression, we don't really know if it occurred in early HIV disease, because we never looked for it. In fact,... Read more »

HIV/Low T/Permanent ED

Dear Dr Robert(also a great Beatles song)I have HIV for 4 and a half years and have also been... Read more »

Hypogonadism

About how long after infection would Hypogonadism become an issue?Thanks for your time!... Read more »
Articles
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Zealand Offers Permanent Residency to HIV-Positive Zimbabwean Immigrants Under Special Policy

HIV-positive Zimbabwean immigrants to New Zealand will be offered permanent residency under a special policy provision, New Zealand Health Minister Pete Hodgson announced Wednesday, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. Roughly 1,300 Zimbabweans entered New... Read more »
Housing Works

Action Alert: Tell Congress You Support Permanent Fix to Ryan White Housing Policy!

Tell your rep to be like Rosa! We're all excited about the temporary recision of the HRSA housing policy that would prevent people with HIV/AIDS from getting kicked out of their housing after a 24-month lifetime cap. But the fix is just... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Teen Outreach Mobile Clinic Helps Youth Find a Permanent Medical Home

Family Health Centers of San Diego provides outreach to homeless, runaway, and at-risk youths in central San Diego. Fourteen years ago, FHCSD launched its Teen Outreach Mobile Clinic, which offers individuals ages 12-24 HIV/STI screening and ... Read more »
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work visa or permanent visa in Australia

Posted by mark4586lopez, 2 Replies
Just wondering... can an HIV positive person be granted a working visa or permanent visa in Australia?

I have been to Singapore and was luckily able to get an employer but unfornately working visa wasn't approved because I was diagnosed HIV positive. Read more »

Kaiser Permanent Southern California Insurance

Posted by TwinsDad, 2 Replies
Hello,

I have Kaiser Permanente Insurance and I was wondering if you guys have some type of experience with them regarding HIV treatement. Do they cover all the medicines or treatment?
Should I get a different insurance? Please let me know. I am... Read more »

JS -- for you

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
JS, as I said -- the "arms falling asleep" was 'embedded with the "Hypogonadism" post {under Am I Infected? dated 24 Nov 2000). I guess a Testosterone count of 209 -- "which seems pretty unlikely." was the culprit for avoiding the answer. All I... Read more »

Hey Springer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
In your recent post you've mentioned that 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... Read more »