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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.

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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 »

iatrogenic hypogonadism from anabolic steriods

Could you comment on iatrogenic hypogonadism that follows with the use of anabolic steriods. Are... Read more »

secondary hypogonadism treatment

Hello Dr. I have a question: I am currently HIV patients CD4 values 450 and viral load below 20... 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 »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Diagnosis and Treatment of Endocrine Disorders in the HIV-Infected Patient

Disturbances of adrenal, thyroid, growth hormone, and gonadal function are commonly seen in HIV disease and may contribute to the loss of muscle and lean body mass in advanced HIV disease. Increasingly, anabolic hormonal therapies are being... 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 »

JS -- for you

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
JS, as I said -- the "arms falling asleep" was 'embedded with the "Hypogonadism" post {under Am I Infected? dated 24 Nov 2000). I guess a Testosterone count of 209 -- "which seems pretty unlikely." was the culprit for avoiding the answer. All I... Read more »

Extreme Anxiety - Results tomorrow

Posted by ExWorryWart, 9 Replies
I have testicular and general groin area pain for a week..doctor dont' think it is of any concern (dunno why?) during my last visit and today it is really bad..and I am scared to death..neck and armpits feel fine but general graoin area...inner... Read more »

Testes Pain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is testicular pain a symtom of a recent hiv infection? it feels like one is twisted or something and it's been going on for a few days. my inner and outer thigh have also been hurting on the same side, I read that the thigh problem may be caused... Read more »