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Taking Serostim When You're Hiv Positive

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Surgery vs. Serostim

I am 48 years old, HIV-positive since at least 1987, and have been very well, thanks to good medicine and a good doctor.My neck size has been increasing over the past few years, and in addition, I have a slight "buffalo hump." I usually...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Surgery is the more definitive option. As you rightly say, the reported benefits of serostim are good but often transient. The results I have seen from surgical 'debulking' are in fact rather good, although partial recurrence is reported.... Read more »

Serostim side effects and Atripla

About 2 years ago I went to my Doctor and he told me I was HIV Pos, he remitted me to a specialist... Read more »

Wasting, and want to take Serostim

Hello, I have been positive for around 5 years, In that time I have wasted considerably. I have... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wall Street Journal Examines Law Enforcement Officials' Efforts to Curb Black Market Sales of Serostim

The Wall Street Journal on Monday examined U.S. law enforcement officials' efforts to curb black-market sales of an AIDS medication "that has found an underground recreational use as a bodybuilding drug." Serostim, which is a growth hormone, is... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Somatropin (Serostim, Genotropin)

soe-ma-TROE-pin Brand Name: Genotropin, Serostim Other Name(s): Growth hormone (human), Human growth hormone, Humatrope, Norditropin, Nutropin, Nutropin AQ, Somatropina, Zorbtive, r-hGH Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Serono Sales Rep Charged With Bribing Physicians to Prescribe AIDS Wasting Drug Serostim

Federal prosecutors on Tuesday brought charges in U.S. District Court in Boston against a former sales director for Swiss biotechnology company Serono , alleging that he bribed doctors in New York City to write prescriptions for the company's... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

When Medi-Cal Says "No" to Serostim

Medi-Cal recipients can obtain Serostim, a human-growth hormone which is prescribed to control HIV wasting syndrome, as one of the drugs covered by the program. Because HIV wasting syndrome is not simply a decrease in body weight, but in fact... Read more »
Connect With Others

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies
http://www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Pozme
www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for those... Read more »

I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »

Have a positive HIV treatment story?

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Are you currently taking HIV medication and want to share your positive treatment story with others?
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