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Side Effects Of Testosterone Deficiency

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Testosterone Gel and Side Effects

My doctor recently put me on Testim to combat a very low testosterone level. Was diagnosed in 1990. (1) How can I slowly come off the Testim without going through "withdrawals"? (2) Should I stop taking it? (3) Does the Testim lead to panic...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Good question. One problem with the widespread use of testosterone replacement therapy is that the underlying deficiency still exists when the testosterone supplement is stopped and the deficiency Read more »

Side effect of testosterone therapy and acne

I have been on testosterone therapy now for a few months and it has been helping me with many... Read more »

side effects of testosterone

I have been positive for 20 years and am on 5 HIV meds. My Dr. checked my testosterone and it was... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Appetite Loss

...solve the problem, this is often not a possibility, so other approaches are needed. Tips for Handling Appetite Loss First, consider the causes other than medications that might also be contributing to appetite loss: infections and fever --... Read more »

An Overview of Testosterone

...are or may become pregnant, or people with serious heart, liver, or kidney disease should not take this medicine. Possible Side Effects Along with its desired effects, testosterone can cause some unwanted effects. Serious side effects of this... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Treatment Issues for Women

...affect our quality of life. Without follow-up, important hormone problems (and solutions) can be missed. You may want to consider an initial blood test to measure your hormone levels. This is not usually part of routine care and can be expensive.... Read more »
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Treatment of Hypogonadism in Men with HIV Infection

...enanthate every two weeks. Injections can be painful, especially in wasted patients, and usually require an office visit. Additional side effects, common to all forms of androgen replacement, may include acne and gynecomastia. Salt retention may... Read more »
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Atripla vs Isentess & Truvada?

Posted by rank, 3 Replies
...more than 2 years I have been on Atripla; I said I was unsure. He told me to think about it, and if it has, then I should consider a regimen change: replacing Sustiva component of Atripla with Isentress, keeping with Truvada part of Atripla. ... Read more »

Sexual desires lowered?

Posted by NYC_Guy, 5 Replies
Hi, I know this is a weird question, but I was wondering if anyone else has experienced this. I know I've only had a few days to deal with this (since Saturday, 6/20), but since then I have had zero sexual desires/urges whatever you want to call... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Has anyone with wasting on here been given testosterone? when do they start it, what are the requirements in terms of counts and viral loads, or does it make a difference. is there Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hola a todos y gracias, estuve en un night club hace 6 semanas, al entrar un chica que all trabaja me beso, pero no fue un beso profundo, yo tena una herida en los labios en la parte interior, me hice un test de elisa a las 11 y 20 das y dio no... Read more »