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Liquid Drop Hcg And Hypogonadism

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AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...(HHV-8). In a recent study, men with HHV-8 were nearly 12 times more likely to be diagnosed with KS than men who did not have HHV-8. KS affects about 20% of people with AIDS who aren't taking anti-HIV drugs. The rate of KS has dropped by over 80% since the introduction of strong antiretroviral therapy (ART). However, in 2007, scientists reported finding new cases of KS in people whose HIV is under control. These new cases seem to be mild...
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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 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 »

hypogonadism

Dear Dr. Young,Is it possible for hypogonadism to start as soon as 2 months after infection?I have total erectile dsyfunction and am wondering what the story is.Jim
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...about your physical and mental health. At first glance, I would think that it's rather unlikely that you'd have HIV-induced hypogonadism to quickly after initial infection-- fortunately, a simple blood test can ascertain if you have low... Read more »
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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...fluconazole is generally used Cryptococcosis The fungus Cryptococcus neoformans is very common. It is found in soil and bird droppings. While most people have been exposed to this fungus, they generally have immune systems that are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

DNCB (Dinitrochlorobenzene)

...pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP). DNCB's supporters claimed that antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) were bad for the immune system. Despite dropping death rates from AIDS and many research reports, they argued that ARVs did not lead to longer life or a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Exercise and HIV

...sugar (glucose). What Are the Risks of Exercise? You can get dehydrated (lose too much water) if you do not drink enough liquids to keep up your fluid levels. Injuries may take more time to heal. You can lose lean body mass if you exercise... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Children and HIV

...www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/Guidelines/ . Antiretroviral therapy (ART) works very well for children. The death rate of children with AIDS has dropped as much as for adults. However, manufacturers were not required to study their products in children... Read more »
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Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

HIV in K-Y liquid?

Posted by finnakirk, 1 Reply
...If the contents of a bottle of k-y liquid are tainted with blood or semen containing the hiv virus, can the virus survive in that liquid environment, and thus be transmitted Read more »

I dropped my soap........

Posted by franfrog, 4 Replies
Can you get it for me! EEEEEEEEEWWWWWWWWWWWW That is almost as bad as feet Read more »

How long before CD 4 drops

Posted by goloka, 2 Replies
...If you are recently infected, how long before your CD 4 is droped and WBC and CD 8 is up and ratio is inverted ? Ben Read more »