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Should I Take Testim If I Have Aids

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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...a specific illness or a few closely related medical problems. Personal success stories are the only evidence that the treatment works. Of course, if a treatment works, you can find people who will tell you about it. But testimonials don't prove that the treatment worked. Look for results of research studies or other evidence. Be suspicious if the promoters use key words like miraculous cure, amazing breakthrough, foolproof, suppressed...
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ADAP dropped my testosterone

I hope you can help me. I was getting Androgel paid by my drug assistance program but they no longer will keep doing so due to cost cuts. What I am going to do? I called a pharmacy and they want $700. I don't want to stop testosterone since I know...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...for non HIV drugs.You have three options to get help:You can apply for patient assistance to get help from Auxilium (makers of Testim) or Abbott (makers of Androgel) by filling out these forms and calling them: Testim PAP Androgel patient... Read more »

Reversing AIDS wasting???

I have a friend that was diagnosed with AIDS 4 months ago after developing streccosus pnuemonia. He also had diarrea for at least 3 months before this diagnosis He is now on truvada, prezista, & norvir. Before he got so sick he was 6'4 and 170...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...or others. Nandrolone at 300 mg a week (injections) or Oxandrin at 20 mg per day (oral) plus a testosterone gell (Androgel, Testim) can also help him absorb proteins to build himself up again. Email me in the email that appears in powerusa.org... Read more »

EXTREME FATIGUE

I am living with AIDS (undetectable VL and CD4 of 400 and rising) and have a concern with which my Dr. has not been very helpful in providing a solution. I own my own business, which is specialized and requires a lot of work from me that others...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...blood levels associated with testosterone injections, I recommend you try one of the topical testosterone-replacement therapies (Testim or AndroGel, for example). Products like these are self-applied, once-per-day and much more physiologic than... Read more »

LOOKS LIKE WE DONATE BEFORE WE GET ANSWER ?

THIS IS MY 4TH TIME SENDING THIS QUESTION NO ANSWER WERE RECEIVED, SIMPLY WAITING FOR ANSWERE LET ME KNOW WE HAVE TO DONETE FIRST I WILL ASK YOU AGAIN I AM 40 YEAR OLD MALE AND ONCE IN 1991 I HAD SLEPT WITH LADY HAS AIDS, WHICH I DID NOT KNOW UNTIL...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you would risk your wife's health just so you could get off! To do so knowingly would seem to me to be to be unconscionable!Testim is a testosterone replacement. If your testosterone level is low a frequent occurrence in HIVers then... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Retrieved July 2003 from www.thebody.com/sfaf/winter02/pn.html Venkat K. and Florian P. (2005). Neurological complications of HIV/AIDS. Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS : Retrieved October 2006from ... Read more »
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...Another question: I went to my AIDS clinic for a test a while back. When I took the ELISA oral test and asked him about the time frame, he told me that after 25 Read more »

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Posted by planonstaying, 7 Replies
i was recently diagnosed and am still waiting for bloodwork I got the test because of fatigue issues i have been having. most other stuff had been eliminated and I knew I was at risk=/ I am going to ask the specialist about fmla when i see her. I... Read more »

how do i know my hiv results in the navy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...hello to all, i just want to know how long does it take for me to get my results back from a prior hiv test...im in the navy,overseas and abored a us naval vessel... can anyone please tell me info about this....and how would you Read more »