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Steroids For Men Who Have Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Elevated Prevalence of HIV and Viral Hepatitis in Men Injecting Anabolic Steroids

According to Dr. Vivian Hope of Public Health England, the injection of image-and performance-enhancing drugs is rising in England and Wales, and his research indicates that this use of injection may also be a route for men to acquire blood-borne... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Anabolic Steroids: A Practical Guide

For those who need to regain their lost lean body mass (LBM), anabolic steroids are a possible answer. These compounds are being prescribed increasingly by some physicians to treat their HIV-infected patients. Androgenic/anabolic steroids are... 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 »
Ask the Experts

anabolic steroids and hiv

Hi from the uk nelson, I was a steroid user until august this year, doing cycles of mainly deca and sustanon. I found out 6 weeks ago that I was hiv+. can you tell me if taking steroids has compromised my immune system further, or will it affect my...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
You may want to read our book :"Built to Survive: A Comprehensive Guide to the Medical Use of Anabolic Therapies, Nutrition and Exercise for HIV+ Men and Women" available on amazon.comYou can also download the e-book version at the bottom... Read more »

HepB/HIV and anabolic steroids

I am 30 years old, professional model and athlete. I was diagnosed with HIV 5 years ago and HepB little less than 2 years. Right now I am taking Atripla and the viral load on both HIV (125 copies) and HepB( 10,000 copies) it's under...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
I would concentrate on bringing your HIV viral load to under 50 and your Hepatitis B viral load to undetectable first. How long have you been on Atripla? If you have been on it for over 48 weeks and you are over 50 copies per ml of HIV viral load,... Read more »

Steroids and cancer

I am interested in using any anabolic agents (DHEA, androstenediol, Deca, testosterone), and my doctor fears that cancer of the prostate may result. I do not intend to ask only you all, but I am looking for many opinions before discussing it with...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Testosterone and its derivatives may be associiated with an increased risk of prostate cancer, but the risk is clearly very low. Please remember a few facts:1. As men with HIV get older we will see more cases of prostate cancer (as in men without... Read more »

steroids

hi, I have been hiv+ for two years and I have been on meds( 3ts,d4t,neverapine) for one and a half years now. I have always been a slight framed individual normaly weighing between 140-150lb at a height of 5'10in. Recently(due to the d4t)I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Lipoatrophy -- fat loss in the arms, legs, and face - is a fairly common complication of HIV disease. Although D4T has been implicated in some studies, others have not found this correlation. Current thinking is that these body shape changes -... Read more »
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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 Positive Gay Dating for HIV Gay Men and Bisexual Men

Posted by Hneedlove
http://www.PozGays.com is The first, completely anonymous and most trusted online network dedicated to gay men and bisexual men with HIV positive meeting new friends, partners or potential spouses in the world.

Over 20% gay and bisexual men are... Read more »

Hetero Men Women Gay Bi Men: PAID Research Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV-Positive
HETEROSEXUAL MEN or MEN who ONLY have SEX with WOMEN
HETEROSEXUAL WOMEN or WOMEN who ONLY have SEX with MEN
MEN who have SEX with MEN / GAY and BISEXUAL MEN

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

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Hetero Men & Women Bi Gay Men: PAID Research Study

Posted by Anonymous
Sorry for the cross-post.

HIV-Positive
HETEROSEXUAL MEN or MEN who ONLY have SEX with WOMEN
HETEROSEXUAL WOMEN or WOMEN who ONLY have SEX with MEN
MEN who have SEX with MEN / GAY and BISEXUAL MEN

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

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