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Reaction To Androgel

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Androgel Scrotum Administration

Why is Dr. Frascino a condescending jerk? Does he think his curt, derisive, and unhelpful answer is cute?Since Frascino's answer contradicts Dr. Keith Henry on the same subject, where at least Dr. Henry conveys some sense of dignity, why...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You think my response was "curt, derisive and unhelpful" and that I'm a "condescending jerk?" Hmm. That's a bit harsh, doncha think?The questioner stated he had "read the technical literature about... Read more »

Testosterone Reaction

I recently had a blood test for testosterone levels and like a few HIV+ guys, my level was low so... Read more »

Allergic Reaction to Meds? Swelling of lip, palms, and penis

Hello Doctor,About 4 weeks ago I had an incident where my upper lip swelled to the point of... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

AndroGel Offers New Option for Testosterone Replacement

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on 2-29-2000 that AndroGel has been approved for use as a testosterone replacement therapy in men with low testosterone. AndroGel is a clear, colorless, topical gel that is applied to the shoulders,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Newspapers Publish Local Reactions to World AIDS Day

Newspapers recently published local reactions to World AIDS Day. Summaries appear below Los Angeles Times : The Times on Saturday examined efforts by California museums to mark World AIDS Day and acknowledge the "creative loss in the arts... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines Reaction to Study Tracking HIV's Arrival in U.S. From Haiti

The Washington Post on Monday examined reaction to a recent study that found that HIV likely arrived in the U.S. from Haiti about a decade earlier than previously believed (Stein, Washington Post , 11/5). The study, published last week in the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Seattle Post-Intelligencer Examines Reactions of People Who Participated in Merck's Canceled HIV Vaccine Trial

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer on Friday examined the reaction of volunteers in the Seattle arm of Merck 's recently halted HIV vaccine trial. According to the Post-Intelligencer , participants who were interviewed on the condition of anonymity... Read more »
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Androgel Questions

Posted by gray, 1 Reply
Howdy -

Please forgive me if there's a different section of the board where I should be posting this question. I'm new.

I was diagnosed 2 weeks ago. Probably exposed to HIV 15 months ago. My bloodwork came back CD4 608 and VL 13,000 which are good... Read more »

my strange reaction

Posted by midwestguy143, 2 Replies
I tested positive on March 24, 2009. The thing that surprised me, and my friends was my reaction -- none really. Just something else in my life. I had lost my job many months ago, and with the job market being so tough, I've gotten used to the... Read more »

allergic reactions

Posted by TRex, 2 Replies
Has anyone who is HIV positive had a lot of allergic reactiosn to antibiotics? I had two allergic reactions (the Bactrim one was the one who made me ask for the HIV test).the other one is Keflex. I am on Augmentin now and woke up with another... Read more »

antibiotic reaction

Posted by princealbert
After one week on augmentin, a pick line and beginning IV antibiotics (only one dose), I had a horrible drug reaction.
But four days later, I still walk around itchy and red, feeling like I just rolled around in poison ivy.
Has anyone else had a bad... Read more »