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Steroid Medication And Hiv

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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...studied as a treatment for lipodystrophy.Unfortunately, in a study of testosterone gel (AndroGel), it did not decreasevisceral fat. In fact, visceral fat increased and lipoatrophy in the arms andlegs increased as well. Anabolic Steroids Oxandrin is an anabolic steroid that is taken by mouth. In a small study, itdecreased visceral fat. But, LDL ("bad") cholesterol went up and HDL ("good")cholesterol went down, along with a small drop in...
Ask the Experts

Again positive HIV with steroid interfere

Hi Doctor Bob in order to remember my case I am the man who has congenital adrenal Hyperplasia and has a PCR reduction after steroid reduction dose this is the link to remember my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...what I've been able to glean, I would surmise you are HIV negative, not an elite controller.Good luck.Dr. BobPCR negative after steroide reduction againFeb 24, 2008 Hello, My opinion hasn't changed. Corticosteroids can suppress immune responses... Read more »

Steroids and HIV medication

I'm thinking of using steroids to bulk up but i'm on meds, can you tell me if there is any potential danger i should worry about?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The long term safety of using anabolic steroids to add muscle mass is not well known or even studied despite wide spread promotion and use. There are safety concerns including Read more »

Immune Function & Anabolic Steriods

Right or wrong, I was a body builder and until recently was taking stanazolol and dianabol on one of my cycles and decca (nandrolone) on another. I have recently been diagnosed +ve and had a bout of PCP. Now that I am recovered from the PCP I want...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello, and thanks for posting. I am not aware of adverse effects of androgenic or anabolic steroids on immune function in patients with HIV infection. As you indicate, some people feel that steroids should be used more often Read more »

HIV and Steriods???Will this Help

Helloo,I am a professional Wrestler. At a show this weekend a few guys were talking about taking steroids and the benefits. One guy brought up that Steriods help in decreasing the viral load and helping T Cells. I am HIV + and have never heard of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,There are different types of steroids. The type generally used (abused) by bodybuilders and wrestlers are androgenic steroids (like testosterone). Testosterone replacement Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Steroid Can Restore Body Tissue in HIV-Positive People, Study Says

... The oral anabolic steroid oxandrolone is effective in restoring muscle and fat tissue that many HIV-positive people lose, according to a study published Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...curd-like vaginal discharge HIV-positive women often have recurring yeast infections that are difficult to treat Antibiotics, steroids, birth control pills, and foods high in sugars or starches (breads, pastas, and alcohol) all promote the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...(PRT) is a form of exercise using small weights. A recent study found that PRT gave similar results to oxandrolone (an anabolic steroid) in increasing lean body mass. PRT was also more effective than oxandrolone in increasing physical... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...transformed in the body into testosterone (the primary male sex hormone), estrogen (an important female sex hormone), or other steroids. DHEA has not demonstrated the same effects as anabolic (muscle-building) steroids, but the Food and Drug... Read more »
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The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...The U.S. AIDS CURE and the CDC's Constitutional Guarantee After 26 months on a single injection Read more »

Hiv from used steriod needle at gym!!

Posted by hwood76, 1 Reply
...any.. But I am worried that maybe a needle was wrapped in a ball of paper and stuck me through the paper.. should i test for hiv.. also.. There was no blood on my hand so if I didi get stuck it didnt go very deep but I did see a very small nic of... Read more »

My Lover Has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hello, About ten months ago my lover told me he was HIV+. At the time, he was very sick and in the hospital from an infection. I basicly took care of him and when he came home from Read more »

Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was reading in the forums at aidsmeds on living with it and they had a topic related to dental needs and how the dentist was the first person that thought that Read more »