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Megace And Menstruation

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Menstruation, Menopause and HIV

Introduction The Menstrual Cycle Menstrual Irregularities in Women with HIV Menopause HIV and Menopause Osteopenia and Osteoporosis Cardiovascular Risk Management of Menopause Symptom Management Avoiding Long-Term Complications ... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Megestrol Acetate (Megace)

me-JES-trole Brand Name: Megace ES, Megace Oral Suspension Other Name(s): Acetato de megestrol, Megestrol Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Megestrol acetate, also known as Megace, is a type of medicine called an... Read more »
infoSIDA

Acetato de Megestrol

Brand Name: Megace ES, Megace Oral Suspension Clase de medicamento: Infecciones oportunistas y otros El acetato de megestrol, tambiĆ©n conocido como Megace, es un tipo de medicamento llamado anticaquĆ©ctico. Estos productos hacen engordar al... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV and menstruation

Hi Dr. Bob,Hope you are well! Obviously this isn't something that you can share direct knowledge about but figured I'd give it a go anyway. I've read in quite a few places that for women with HIV some of the first problems show as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,While unable to share "personal" knowledge about the effects of HIV on menstruation, I'm more than ready, willing and able to share "direct" knowledge. See tha recent article from BETA below! The Web link is... Read more »

Megace 400mgs?

What is the ingredients in Megace?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Megace is megestrol (? hormone blocker)-modestly helpful at promoting appetite/weight gain in HIV+ patients. KH... Read more »

Megace, androgel, and testosterone levels

Hello..I have been taking Megace to help bolster my appetite, but recently I read that Megace can actually lower one's testosterone level.Having been dealing with loss of libido and what seems like genital shrinkage, I am concerned about the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That is possible. Megace often leads to weight gain that is of marginal significance. My own use of Megace these days is very minimal due to a variety of concerns about side effects and efficacy. KH... Read more »

Will Megace help bring back needed fat?

Everyone I know of dogs Megace as only bringing back fat. As a lipoatophy sufferer would Megace help fill arms and face back in?...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
We don't know. It's not a bad idea to try it but make sure you also exercise.Alvan Fisher, M.D.... Read more »
Connect With Others

anal sex with menstruation

Posted by koverta
A week ago i had protected anal sex with prostitute. She had a menstrual at that time. 30 min before sex a shave my scrotum and cut myself. Cut was some 2mm and stops to bleeding after i take shower. Intercourse was some 10-15seconds long and i go... Read more »

Cycles

Posted by genuinered, 2 Replies
How common is it for HIV to impact a woman's menstrual cycle? Could the medications impact it too? I am officially 11 days late (I have been on time or within a day or two since puberty). I just curious of the experiences of others.

Any help would... Read more »

Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I still see a lot of questions on the window period so I offer this:

The majority of window period testing has come from three areas:
1. Healthcare needlestick injuries
2. Serodiscourdant couple where one is HIV+ one HIV-
3. Chimpanzee studies

Healthca... Read more »

what prolongs the WINDOW PERIOD?

Posted by Ham1973, 3 Replies
Please are there medications/drugs that extends the window period? Your thoughts please. Read more »