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Taking Androgel When You're Hiv Positive

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hola nelson! I write from Brazil!, I have hypogonadism by low testosterone levels close to 270dl/ml and I have only 30 years, the doctor put me on Androgel (50ml), and found that the use of this product may cause gynecomastia, alopecia, prostate...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

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Most people on Androgel and other gels have hardly any side effects. But for the few that do, there are solutions.I wrote two articles (included in my book "Testosterone: A Man's Guide" available on amazon.com) that you may want to... Read more »

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Dear Dr.,I am 43 and HIV+.I have been applying anrogel 1 everyday for about a year. Before anrogel... Read more »
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Please forgive me if there's a different section of the board where I should be posting this question. I'm new.

I was diagnosed 2 weeks ago. Probably exposed to HIV 15 months ago. My bloodwork came back CD4 608 and VL 13,000 which are good... Read more »