Steroids And Hiv

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taking steroids when I am hiv

Hello,I am a 44 years old man living with hiv. I just found out a few months ago. I went to the doctors because i was losing so much weight. I found out I have hiv and my tcells are 300 now. I have lost about 40lbs and I am 6ft, 155 now from 195. I...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I agree with your doctor. Stick to HIV treatment to control the infection and get your weight back. Read more »

anabolic steroids and hiv

Hi from the uk nelson, I was a steroid user until august this year, doing cycles of mainly deca and... 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... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse

Steroids (Anabolic-Androgenic)

... Anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) are synthetically produced variants of the naturally occurring male sex hormone testosterone. "Anabolic" refers to muscle-building, Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Anabolic Steroids: A Practical Guide

...HIV-positive people have to turn to pharmaceutical compassionate use programs, which can be difficult to access. Furthermore, no State AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) includes these compounds in their list of approved drugs for those who are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...such as pharmacies. It is important to know that sharing a needle or syringe for any use, including skin popping and injecting steroids, can put one at risk for HIV and other blood-borne infections. For more information see " How can injection... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

... Table of Contents What Is HIV? What Is AIDS? What Is the Difference Between HIV and AIDS? How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Do I Need to Get Tested for HIV? Why Should Read more »
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