Male Hormone Replacement Therapy

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Ask the Experts

Is it possible?

I am a pre-op transexual(male to female). I was going through hormone replacement therapy before I found out that I was HIV+. My doctors say that I have an excellent bill of health but they wanted to put me on medication early. (Truvada and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.There's much more information we'd need to know before commenting on your hormonal therapy.Overall, the general principles of HIV treatment are no different for you; the when, what and why to start HIV medications are well... Read more »

Loss of Testosterone

My partner & I have been HIV+ for over 20 years. Now we have discovered that we are both totally... Read more »

biodentical hormone - testosterone?

Hi: I am a 45 year old male and have had hiv since 94 the meds I have been on are Kaletra and... Read more »
Articles
Test Positive Aware Network

A Transgender Therapy Primer

...Association's Standards Of Care For Gender Identity Disorders, Sixth Version February, 2001 ( www.wpath.org/Documents2/socv6.pdf ) Hormone Replacement Therapy for Transgenders: Do's and Don'ts, a PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Steven M. Brown,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

DHEA

...of the kidneys. DHEA is the most common steroid in humans. It can be transformed in the body into testosterone (the primary male sex hormone), estrogen (an important female sex hormone), or other steroids. DHEA has not demonstrated the same... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

How to Trans form HIV Prevention

...people with HIV taking hormone therapy and HIV medications at the same time has come from studies of menopausal women taking hormone replacement therapy to minimize the effects of menopause. Studies show that some HIV drugs can decrease or... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...decreased hormone production, illness, weight loss, effects of HIV drugs, effects of street drugs, or smoking. Many women undergo hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in order to replace the estrogen lost during menopause. As with any therapy, HRT... Read more »