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What are the risks of using a testosterone gel, testim?

Can you advise me exactly what the statistical risks of prostate cancer for users of testim, testosterone gel and how do they increase with prolonged use?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is exclusively for the discussion of side effects of HIV treatment (antiretroviral therapy). Long-term use of testosterone replacement has not been well-studied (for example compared to hormone replacement in women which is a very... Read more »

Testim1% 5gms or AndroGel 1% 5gms

which works better I am 62 years old and started with Testim 1% 5 gm but my insurance sill only pay... Read more »

Testim absorbtion

I used to apply androgel to my abdomen. I have swithed to testim and the directions specifically... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Safety Concerns Prompt Label Changes and Medication Guide Requirement for Testosterone Gel Products

The Food and Drug Administration is requiring manufacturers of two prescription topical testosterone gel products, AndroGel 1% and Testim 1%, to include a boxed warning on the products' labels after receiving reports of adverse effects in children... Read more »

Human Trial of Microbicide Gels Finds Promise for PRO 2000, Not for BufferGel: Press Conference Transcript

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read his explanation of a study he presented at CROI 2009. After... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

University of Utah Researchers Testing Gel That May Help Prevent Spread of HIV

A "unique vaginal gel" being developed by researchers from the University of Utah could be used to help prevent the spread of HIV, according to a study published in the Journal of Advanced Functional Materials s, the Deseret News reports. Julie... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gates Foundation Gives $100 Million for Anti-HIV Gels

The global quest for a vaginal gel or similar product to fight HIV infection received a big boost this week from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which announced a $100 million donation to the Maryland-based International Partnership for... Read more »
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Posted by reparatur
Need support and a snazzy name for HIV prevention gel...

Microbicides gel or cream can stop the transmission of HIV and STD's. It's also women controlled and would therefore be ideal in many parts of the world where women can not negotiate with their... Read more »

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saggy tits!

Posted by southsam7, 2 Replies
I'm 44, male, not incredibly out of shape or overweight and I take ARV's and AndroGel.
Recently I've noticed my tits are soft and hanging not unlike a young (or very old) woman's. The breasts themselves aren't that big, but they are saggy and there... Read more »

Worrying lots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Back in March I had a protected encounter with a hooker but when I took off the condom a quantity of the gel lubricant on the outside of the condom smeared a good portion of the lower half of my penis. I quickly wiped it off and got tested 6 weeks... Read more »