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Has Testim been approved for treatment in HIV? Is this similar to Androgel? What can you tell me about either one? ...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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No, like Androgel (the other testosterone gel in the market), Testim is approved for the treatment of hypogonadism (low blood levels of testosterone). It seems to be cheaper and 30 % better absorbed than Androgel, per manufacturer's claims. It... Read more »

Testim

Nelson,My doc prescribed me testim 1 at one pack a day. My test levels are arond 700 but my... 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 »
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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 »
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Nelson Vergel Asks for Change in Testosterone Guidelines After Another Negative Study

A new study published last week and a previous one from the Veterans Administration Hospital System (see below post) show what happens when older men are given testosterone replacement without managing potential blood level increases of factors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: Rare Sexually Transmitted Disease Reported in Boston

The STD lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), a rare form of chlamydia, has been diagnosed in six patients in Massachusetts, public health officials reported. One LGV patient at Boston's Fenway Community Health clinic said he probably acquired the disease... Read more »
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Is it possible to get HIV from a popped pimple?

Posted by AZT
I'm asking in the area where it's my pimple that been popped, and it's a bleeder. Would it be possible for someone else's blood get into my pimple and give hiv, or would the blood from my pimple just push the other guy's blood out.

Kind of a weird... Read more »

Tiny pimples

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I developed tiny pimples under eyes after an broken condom episode. They have been there for a long time, should I be concerned about hiv. I know I need to be tested, but I'm scared to death. Read more »

cold sore/pimple?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
could a cold sore on the upper be lip at first be confused as a pimple? and would it indicate hpv if a cold sore, or does hpv show as clusters? Read more »

Pimple-looking spots on hands

Posted by Anonymous
Hey everybody. I recently had oral sex performed on me and now it tingles to urinate and my hands have pimple looking dots on them. They seem to dry up quickly and flake off. What is this? Is this symptom (hands) a sign of ARS?

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