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Surgery For Hypogonadism

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Hypogonadism Treatment

Dear Doctor:My testosterone just came back at 31. My doctor says this is extremely low and he wants to start testosterone injections right away. I have had trouble maintaining my body weight for about two years now,and I am currently ten pounds...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
The oxandrin is the cause of the low testosterone...testosterone leevls are suppressed by anabolic steroids. Additionally, anabolic agants are relatively contraindicated (i.e. not recommended)in the persons with heart disease. The firts thing is to... Read more »

Hypogonadism

About how long after infection would Hypogonadism become an issue?Thanks for your time!... Read more »

Follow up to Hypogonadism question...

Hello Vergel I understand that having Hypogonadism does not mean you have HIV. But, does having... Read more »
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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 and... Read more »
The Endocrine Society

Endocrine Society Calls for Medicare Coverage of DXA Bone Density Testing to Be Extended to Men With Testosterone Deficiency

Chevy Chase, Md. -- Hypogonadism, also known as testosterone deficiency, affects 4-5 million men in the United States placing them at risk for developing osteoporosis. Despite the clear association of testosterone deficiency with low bone density... Read more »
TheBody.com

Hot Topics: How Long to Live?; Plastic Surgery; Depression and Anxiety; Fluctuating CD4 Count; and More

Hot Topics: How Long to Live?; Plastic Surgery; Depression and Anxiety; Fluctuating CD4 Count; and More March 4, 2014 Visit the Forums Read Past Email Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Living With HIV/AIDS ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Lawrence Hospital Surgery Patients Warned of Possible Hepatitis, HIV Exposure

Ten surgery patients of Lawrence Hospital Center (LHC) in Bronxville are being notified of the need to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C due to improperly cleaned equipment. The state Department of Health said the hospital reported... Read more »
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Surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does a hospital test a person for HIV before major surgery and if so will they inform the patient if they are positve.

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Anal wart surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
I am about to have surgery for anal warts that I have in my anal canal. I was wondering if anyone else has had the outpatient surgery and tell me wht it's like post-op. when will I be able to go back to work? How long am I likey to be in discomfort? Read more »

Jamie (surgery)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Im hoping your surgery goes good and it turns out to be nothing.Im not sure how long the hep vacine has been out if I find out I will let you know,But if you have antibody's your probably safe.My Lymph node still the same,don't know what my doctors... Read more »

surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is it safe to have surgery? relatively healthy but i have a hernia which should be fixed laproscopically. is this safe to have done? greater risk for infection,etc ?

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