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Primary Hypogonadism

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hypogonadism and hiv

understood that suffer hypogonadism is common in HIV patients (30%), but that type of hypogonadism is the most attacks the patient?primary hypogonadism, secondary?On the other hand what kind of drugs can affect testosterone levels, antiretroviral...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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found to have low testosterone blood levels this is known as "hypogonadism" There are several types of hypogonadism: Primary hypogonadism is a hypergonadotropic condition (higher than normal levels of LH and FSH). This occurs when the... Read more »

Follow up to Hypogonadism question...

checked. I did and it was low 191 ng/. My doc says it is Primary Hypogonadism. Here is what I got... Read more »

Hypogonadism HIV or Not HIV that is the question.

Hello, Mr. Vergel I have a quick question. So, I had an HIV exposure in June of 2009, Got tested... Read more »
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Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Treatment of Hypogonadism in Men with HIV Infection

Introduction: A number of endocrine abnormalities have been reported in people infected with HIV. Among these, hypogonadism is well described, particularly as men progress to AIDS and in those who are wasting. Testosterone has both anabolic and... Read more »
The Endocrine Society

Endocrine Society Calls for Medicare Coverage of DXA Bone Density Testing to Be Extended to Men With Testosterone Deficiency

Chevy Chase, Md. -- Hypogonadism, also known as testosterone deficiency, affects 4-5 million men in the United States placing them at risk for developing osteoporosis. Despite the clear association of testosterone deficiency with low bone density... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

90 Million Girls Worldwide Missing Primary School Education Because of HIV/AIDS, Pregnancy, Other Factors, UNICEF Report Says

About 90 million girls worldwide are not receiving primary school education, compared with 25 million boys, because of factors including HIV/AIDS, early marriage and teen pregnancy, according to a UNICEF report released Friday, the AP/ Seattle... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Primary HIV Infection

What Is Primary HIV Infection? How Do I Know if I Have Primary HIV Infection? What Are the Most Common Symptoms of Primary HIV Infection? Does Everyone Have These Symptoms? How Severe Will the Symptoms Be? If I Think I'm Experiencing Primary... Read more »
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acute primary infection

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Recently I have been feeling a cramp in my stomach when I sit down. What can this mean? Is it Acute Primary Infection?

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symptoms of primary infection

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I would like to ask a few questions about primary HIV infection. Approximately 4 weeks ago, I developed an illness with a sudden onset of fever and mild sore throat--following a night of staying out really late and having lots of alcohol. The... Read more »

How long symptoms of primary infection last?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am TERRIFIED that i may have gotten infected and now i feel like everything in my body is acting weird. maybe it is the anxiety or stress. can anybody please tell me what are the symptoms for primary hiv infection and how long they last? are they... Read more »

Primary doctor says to test at 6 months??? Please Read. Looking for insight...

Posted by treeoflife1, 3 Replies
So i had 15 seconds of unprotected sex with a possible sex worker. I was tested at 7 weeks Oraquick and received a negative result. The clinic lady seemed to have preset answers to any question I had and had no real interest in my well being. She... Read more »