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Steroid Medication And Hiv

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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
Hi,You appear to have solved your own conundrum! If your detectable PCR results were due to a technical error (outdated kits) and your low CD4 count due to a "technitian error," we can eliminate those results from your case. More recently... Read more »

Anabolic Steroid Side Effects

Hi Doctor, I like the way you respond to questions, I hope you can help me with mine.I am a 41 y/o... Read more »

Steroid creams (please answer this time)

Dear, Doctor. Please, please, give me the answer this time. I've searched archives so many... Read more »
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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 in the March issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes , Reuters Health ... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Warning on Body Building Products Marketed as Containing Steroids or Steroid-Like Substances

Examples of products affected by FDA's advisory. On July 28, 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a public health advisory warning consumers to stop using any body building products that are represented to contain steroids or... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pickett Fences: Phat

Gym bunnies, nipple ponies, steroid sissies, muscle Marys. Pumping it up, posing and strutting, perking them out, lifting and separating, working it, feeling the burn, getting ripped, making it hurt for Daddy ... The poor dears. I used to find... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Questions and Answers About Anabolic Steroids

What Are They? Anabolic steroids are drugs derived from the male hormone testosterone. They promote muscle growth and increase lean body mass. Although anabolic steroids have many approved medical uses, they are abused by some athletes and others... Read more »
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steroid alternatives

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I've been HIV for a little over 10 years. I'm still in very good health with undetectable
viral load over the past year and a half. I'm interested in hearing from others if they've had
success with or can suggest... Read more »

Steroids for Bodybuilding

Posted by Chico, 4 Replies
I have recently started on my hiv treatment and want to know if i can continue to take Winstrol Depot the steroid for my body building.

I am fit and healthy but don't want the steroid to affect my resistance. Any body builders or Doc's help me out... Read more »

HIV Medications

Posted by BoyDave, 3 Replies
Does anyone have to pay (cash) for their HIV medications? If so I need some advice. I'm taking Truvada, Reyataz & Norvir. Read more »

Medication affecting HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Where can I find out information about medication affecting results of HIV test? I was on antifungal when I took my test & worried about false negative.

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