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Teen Hypogonadism

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Hypogonadism

About how long after infection would Hypogonadism become an issue?Thanks for your time!...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Hypogonadism generally occurs in patients with more advanced HIV disease/AIDS, but can occur in some men relatively early on in the disease. The commmon symptoms are fatigue, weight loss, loss of libido/sexual desire, erectile dysfunction or a... 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 »

treatment secondary hypogonadism

Hi nelson, I am writing from Colombia, I'm in treatment of secondary hypogonadism and my... Read more »
Articles
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual and Reproductive Health: Teens Teaching Teens About Safer Sex Is African Success Story

A new study shows that teens may be more receptive to adopting safe sexpractices if they learn them from slightly older teens. Sohail Agha,research associate professor of international health and development atTulane University's School of Public... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Minnesota: Teen Pregnancy, STDs a Concern With Sexually Active Teens

A 2010 Minnesota Student Survey given anonymously found in excess of half of Mower County high school seniors acknowledged having had sex, with 47 percent having done so at least twice. "We know kids are being sexually active," said Minnesota... Read more »
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do teens have too much to do?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
some people say that teens have too much to do. what's your openion about this? Read more »

teens across america join in

Posted by Anonymous
TEENS ACROSS AMERICA JOIN IN!

Check us out at www.thedreamteam.org. We are looking fo students
across America to start a club like ours in your school. Let us
join together in the fight against AIDS.


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interview for Teen?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi -- I write for Teen magazine. We're looking for an HIV positive teenage girl to interview for an upcoming article. Basically, we're trying to let our readers know how easily anyone can be infected and how to stay safe.
If you contracted HIV... Read more »

Local TV documentary on teens & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I live in Jacksonville FL.
All (and I mean all) of the local stations showed this 2 hour documentary on teens that were HIV POZ. It was on every channel. Anyway, one of these teens said he tested and tested and finally on the fourth try after a... Read more »