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Testicular Hypogonadism Symptoms

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treatment secondary hypogonadism

Hi nelson, I am writing from Colombia, I'm in treatment of secondary hypogonadism and my treatment is arimidex (2 per week) and a testosterone gel daily.my testosterone level is 750 pg / ml and I'm fine.this treatment will keep 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
While we are using testosterone replacement to treat symptoms of hypogonadism or testosterone deficiency (low sex drive, fatigue, lack of motivation and focus), our testicles stop making their own (endogeneous) testosterone and tend to get... Read more »

Clinically hypogonadic.. what should I do?

Hi,I'm HIV+ CD4 ~450, VL U/D (D4T, 3TC, NVP). My testosterone level is just below the lower... Read more »

Hypogonadism from protease inhibitors

I am a 33-yr-old male who was diagnosed two years ago during my seroconversion illness, and... 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 »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Somatic Symptoms: Mental Health Approach and Differential Diagnosis

Table of Contents Introduction Screening for Somatic Symptoms Assessment, Diagnosis and Management Insomnia Assessment and Diagnosis Management Nonpharmacologic Treatment Pharmacologic Treatment Pain Assessment and Diagnosis ... Read more »
The Well Project

Stress Management and HIV

Table of Contents Stress and HIV Signs of Stress Common Causes of Stress How to Decrease Stress Depression Other Tips for Reducing Stress Stress and HIV Everyone deals with a certain amount of stress every day. But if you are... Read more »
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microlitiasis testicular

Posted by javi23, 1 Reply
hola buenas!
en febrero me detectaron microcalcificaciones bilaterales (microlitiasis) en las que en el test izq se aprecian 8 puntos y en el dercho unos 13 o 14 mi preocupacion es por el mayor riesgo a poder dssarrollar cancer respecto a los demas... Read more »

Re: Nurse Confirmed - symptom list

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
You obviously havn't seen my symptom list...let me refresh:

Exposure - Unprotected oral insertive fellatio, protected vaginal intercours with a poz (confirmed), genitals were shaved 6 hours prior including the base of shaft of penis which had contact... Read more »

duration of symptoms?

Posted by anonymouslad, 4 Replies
What is the rough duration that symptoms will last after someone is infected with HIV? I think I read somewhere else that they only last around a week. So if someone is getting symptoms which are lasting 2, 3+ weeks is it safe to assume that... Read more »

Symptoms Symptoms Symptoms!!!

Posted by plantation84, 1 Reply
Hey Everyone,

Ok where to start... I stood on a needle on holiday 2 months and 13 days ago. I went to the doctors in the country I am currently working in. (which also jails you and takes ur visa if you contract hiv or hep) They told me not to worry... Read more »