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Physical Symptoms Of Hiv In Men

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...both the consumer and provider communities need to be educated. It is critical that MSM talk to their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their sexual orientation often do not know enough about anal cancer to request a screening. The gay...
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Increasing prolactin levels

My prolactin levels continue to increase each month. They are in the 40's now. I am totally impotent and greatly fatigued. I had an MRI and there is no tumor on the pituitary gland. My infectious disease doctor, urologist and endocrinologist have no...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...seronegative men, the seropositive men with no or minimal physical symptoms, and the seropositive men with significant physical symptoms of HIV infection. When prolactin levels were high, they did not seem to explain any of the symptoms that... Read more »

HPV vaccine for (adult) men?

Dear Dr, I'm HIV+ undetectable 43 y/o man. I understand having anal sex (sometimes unprotected), especially as the receptive partner, puts me in high risk for HPV. However, on my last HPV swab I tested NEG (!!). Though there are no guidelines for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...approved for use in girls and young women ages 9 through 26 for the prevention of cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancer caused by human papilloma virus (HPV) types 16 and 18; precancerous lesions caused by types 6, 11, 16, and 18; and genital warts... Read more »

Gay men and Sex Addiciton

Hello Doctor,I see gay men around (I am one!) and I see th ebehaviors, what they talk about, what they focus mostly on, and sexual behaviors and I been thinking most of them are addicted to sex. I was looking and gay and hiv/aids organizations and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...we need more effective STD/HIV awareness and prevention campaigns targeted at risk groups like gay men. Dubya cut funding to many effective HIV-prevention programs, because they dared to mention gay sex and/or condoms. So we've got some catching... Read more »

gay men access to Gardasil?

I'm recently out of the closet, and have had very few sexual encounters so far. I realize that I might already be infected with some strains of HPV even after one or two encounters, but still it seems to makes sense that I get vaccinated for the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the vaccine to selected men who request it.)Good luck.Dr. BobVACCINE (HPV) (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL)Oct 26, 2007 I am man, 43 y.o. and HIV+. May I take the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine? Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, There are no... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...men, but they are. Women make up nearly half of all heart attack deaths. Heart disease is the number one killer of both women and men in the US. Heart disease is a cardiovascular disease (CVD). This means that it affects your heart and blood... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...make HIV disease progress faster. It also interferes with your ability to enjoy life. Depression often gets overlooked. Also, many HIV specialists have not been trained to recognize depression. Depression can also be mistaken for signs of... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men

Posted by TheBody
...info, first-person stories, expert tips and podcasts on issues of importance to gay and bisexual men, same-gender loving men and men who have sex with men (MSM). Read more »

Why is there no section for Straight Men w/ HIV

Posted by LatinoHeat, 4 Replies
...I am a Straight Male living with HIV. I was curious why there is no Section for Straight Men w/ HIV. I see one for Women, Teens and Gay Men. I am very curious. Read more »

HIV+ Study in NYC for men 35+ pays $50

Posted by thg
...California, San Francisco to understand motivations around participating in clinical research trials. We are looking for HIV positive men who have sex with men who are 35 or older to take part in a focus group lasting approximately 2 hours. We... Read more »

Why hiv?

Posted by Xander, 4 Replies
...http://www.uib.no/med/avd/med_a/gastro/wilhelms/whiteley.html . Of particular note, in the first url about hypochondria, you will find the statement that "The physical symptoms are always real, but ... are misinterpreted as more dangerous than... Read more »