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Permethrin Hypogonadism Estrogen

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The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...Fosamax (alendronate), Boniva (ibandronate), and Actonel (risedronate) are widely used to treat and prevent osteoporosis. It is important to get enough calcium and vitamin D when you are taking a bisphosphonate. Hormones Estrogen: In women, replacing the hormone estrogen has shown to significantly decrease the number of fractures. Sometimes estrogen is combined with another hormone called progesterone. However, there is an increased...
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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 »


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 »


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 »


Dear Doctors,How can I know when I have symptoms of hypogonadism or not ?Sincerely,TimDear Posted, I agree with Mark that if indeed you have not taken any anabolics even oral ones at the gym, then that testosterone is a little low. However, you do...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
They differ in men and women. I will guess that you are a man. The typical manifestations of low testosterone are decreased energy, libido, depression, decreased body hair and change in the shape of your muscles, the biggest ones being the buttocks... Read more »

An Overview of Aptivus (Tipranavir) body fat are the major safety concerns with the use of tipranavir. Women who are taking birth control pills that contain estrogen may be more likely to develop a rash. Individuals with hemophilia may have increased bleeding. Individuals and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...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 effects as anabolic... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...occurs in women at 38-58 years of age because of natural changes occurring in the body, including the declining production of estrogen. Symptoms of menopause include heavier or abnormal periods, hot flashes, and vaginal dryness. Some studies... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...hormones. For example, women generally weigh less and will therefore often have higher plasma levels of ARVs at a given dose. Estrogen affects protein production in the body, which will affect drug levels because proteins often attach to drugs... Read more »
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Upcoming Research Study

Posted by thehennegroup
...medical research firm located in San Francisco. We are currently conducting interviews with men who have been diagnosed with Hypogonadism or Low Testosterone, and are hoping to spread the word about our study so we can get anyone who might be... Read more »

eeek! brain damage!

Posted by daisey6205, 7 Replies
...all sounds nuts and good Lord knows i never claimed to be same, but this is bad! I am taking lexapro(anti-depressant) and my estrogen. i am not on any other meds and am just not sure what to think of all this. my energy level is going down and i... Read more »

Low bone mineral density a risk

Posted by ravi
...that HIV infection (p < 0.01), older age (p < 0.01), non-black race (p < 0 .001), lower body weight (p < 0.01), estrogen use (p = 0.04), a past history of bone fractures (p = 0.05) and methadone treatment (p < 0.01) were all... Read more »

Hey Springer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 tell you whether you are anemic and... Read more »