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Steroids And Hypogonadism

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hypogonadism

I've been on combination therapy since the acute phase of my infection. My viral load was quickly reduced to undetectable and my cd4 count is normal. Assuming this remains the case am I at risk for hypogonadism? Should anabolic steroids be...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Although the incidence of hypogonadism appears to be higher in HIV infected men it is not unclear to me what factors directly relate to that problem. There has been Read more »

regarding steroids

Hi Vergel!Not so long ago I asked you a question regarding use of hormones/steroids etc. You... Read more »

Why do some docs prescribe steroids freely and others don't?

Hi Dr. HenryI've been HIV poz for 4 years now and healthy on Truvada and Intelence. I have... Read more »
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The Prevalence of Hypogonadism in HIV-Infected Patients Receiving HAART

... The prevalence of hypogonadism in HIV-infected patients receiving HAART (Poster Presentation TuPeB3180) Authored by M. Desyatnik, A. Baaj, A. Fisher (United Read more »
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Treatment of Hypogonadism in Men with HIV Infection

... Introduction: A number of endocrine abnormalities have been reported in people infected with HIV. Among these, hypogonadism is well described, particularly as men progress to AIDS and in those who are wasting. Testosterone has both anabolic... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

DHEA

...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 »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...most common ways HIV is passed from one person to another are: Re-using and sharing needles for injecting drugs (including steroids or hormones) Unprotected/unsafe sex (no condoms or other barrier devices) Mother-to-child (during... Read more »
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Upcoming Research Study

Posted by thehennegroup
...medical research firm located in San Francisco. We are currently conducting interviews with men who have been diagnosed with Hypogonadism or Low Testosterone, and are hoping to spread the word about our study so we can get anyone who might be... Read more »

Please Feedback on Wasting Question

Posted by willthink4food, 2 Replies
...a thousand miles to a well recommended internal medicine clinical that specializes in wasting of all kinds to be prescribed steroids. (Light steroids just enough to maintain what I have) Do you think it's right to have to have two doctors...? I... Read more »

Steroids

Posted by Anonymous
...Hi, Could anybody give me some information about cycles of steroids. I would like to put on weight, and I think this is the only way. Thanks 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 »