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Side Effects Of Testosterone

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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 problems I had been having, including anxiety, no energy, no libido, and depression. But now after starting to finally feel better, now I have terrible...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Testosterone replacement can trigger acne in some patients. Seeing a dermatogist can be helpful. Topical clindamycin or an oral antibiotic 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 »

Side Effects of Testosterone Treatment

Hello. I'm HIV+ now for 15 years and have 800 t-cells and undetectable viral load. I have been on... 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 Survival Project

Is Your Testosterone Level "Normal?"

...of the further spread of HIV), or unaware of the importance of testosterone in so many vital bodily functions. What are considered "normal levels" of testosterone vary from individual to individual, and thus are a source of frustration for many... 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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV and Hormones

...treatment with either 5 mg or 15 mg of oxandrolone had a positive impact on the weight and well-being of men with HIV. The potential side effects of testosterone and its synthetic analogs include acne, elevated liver enzymes, altered blood lipids... 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 »

Working Out

Posted by dreamdzign, 7 Replies undetectable, but I am ALWAYS tired. A couple years ago I found out my body was no longer producing testosterone. Another side effect of long-term HIV infection, doesn't happen to everyone, but... there it is. So no big deal, I take injections... 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 »