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Is Testosterone Deficiency Contagious

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The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...Getting too little calcium and vitamin D Exercise: Not exercising and not being active Low body weight: Being too thin Tobacco use: Smoking cigarettes Alcohol and coffee intake: Drinking a lot of alcohol and/or caffeine Testosterone levels: Low testosterone levels in men Use of certain medicines: Long-term use of medicines including glucocorticosteroids (drugs such as prednisone and cortisone), thyroid hormones, anticonvulsants...
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finasteride y testosterone

hola nelson! pleased to greet you here a Latin chile, my question is: I have low free testosterone and so I want to start hormone replacement therapy to increase the testosterone (low sexual desire), I can raise hormone therapy taking finasteride?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...The worse thing you can do to increase testosterone is to start finasteride. This drug (brand name : Proscar or Propecia) blocks the effects of one of the metabolites of testosterone Read more »

oxcandrin testosterone vs deca testosterone

which is better oxcanderion with the testerone patch or decca and testosterone injection?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Neither is better per se in my experience. People with HIV infection have very individual responses to testosterone supplementation and depending on whether it is given for weight gain/appetite, hypogonadism or erectile dysfunction. Some times Read more »

Testosterone Deficiency

After being on Testosteron injections of 200 mg. every 2 week for about 4 years now, my level has remained abnormaly low for 12 weeks. Last report it was 165 total test. My doctor also prescribes Testoderm tts patch to use after the first week as...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Unfortunately, I have never seen HCG work in HIV patients. It does seem to help in the weight lifters who have used testosterone,but HIV is different. Some people just need more testosterone. I would increase your dose to weekly injections of 200... Read more »

Testosterone deficiency

I got my first lab work results back (after initial diagnosis of being HIV positive) and my doc showed me I had a 5.8 level of testosterone. She said the normal levels start at 6.5 (I think that's correct). Should I get on some therapy for this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Between 25 and 45 percent of all male HIVers suffer from low testosterone. It can lead to loss of energy, appetite, weight, muscle and bone mass, sex drive and even your rosy outlook on life! Low testosterone Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Fatigue

...hormone erythropoietin which helps make red blood cells. Low hormone levels . Especially in men, low levels of the sex hormone testosterone can cause fatigue and lack of interest in sex and other normal activities. Low levels of other important... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...stress and improve your mood. Good nutrition and exercise are beneficial, no matter which treatments you choose. Also have your testosterone level checked. Low testosterone can cause depression. Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Talk... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...stimulants that decrease appetite and the abilityto sleep. They can also increase blood pressure and make heart diseaseworse. Testosterone Man-made testosterone has been studied as a treatment for lipodystrophy.Unfortunately, in a study of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...bone density due to smoking, age, or other risk factors. Repeat in women after menopause, men over age 50, and people with low testosterone. HIV Tropism (See fact sheet 129 ): Shows if your virus can be controlled by a new type of... 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 »

Nandrolone Decanoate/Testosterone/Oxandrin

Posted by ktp2008, 1 Reply
...longer makes Deca-Durabolin, If anyone is looking for a reliable and good compounding pharmacy that has Nandrolone Decanoate, Testosterone Cypionate, and Oxandrin at affordable prices, call New Life Pharmacy in Boca Raton, FL and ask for Nicole... Read more »

Nandrolone Decanoate/Testosterone/Oxandrin

Posted by ktp2008
...no longer makes Deca-Durabolin, If anyone is looking for a good reliable compounding pharmacy that has Nandrolone Decanoate, Testosterone Cypionate, and Oxandrin at affordable prices, call New Life Pharmacy in Boca Raton, FL and ask for Nicole... Read more »

Nandrolone Decanoate/Testosterone/Oxandrin

Posted by ktp2008
...longer makes Deca-Durabolin, If anyone is looking for a reliable and good compounding pharmacy that has Nandrolone Decanoate, Testosterone Cypionate, and Oxandrin at affordable prices, call New Life Pharmacy in Boca Raton, FL and ask for Nicole... Read more »