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Testim Side Effects

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Testim and large breasts

I was just prescribed Testim and one of the side effects listed are enlarged breasts. The questions I have are :1. What percentage have this?2. How large?3. Is this permanent or temperary?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Gynecomastia is rare at low doses of testosterone found in the gels. If it occurs, talk to your doctor about using Nolvadex or Arimidex to block the estrogen that is formed by aromatization of testosterone in the body that causes this problem in... Read more »

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,... Read more »

Sleep Apnea and Testim

HiI have sleep apnea and low testosterone. I've been reading about testim and sleep apnea as... 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 »
Excel-male.com

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 »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, April 5, 2011

Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, April 5, 2011 April 5, 2011 Visit the Forums "Hot Topics" Library Change/Update Subscription Living With HIV/AIDS Mixed-Status Couples Body Shape... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

The Skinny on Body Fat and HIV

Some people with HIV complain of weight and belly fat gain after they start HIV treatment. But researchers have not been able to determine what causes the problem. Some studies actually dispute that there is a problem, and say that people with HIV... Read more »
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Test Results

Posted by notanonymous, 2 Replies
test results on 3rd generation elisa after 84 days was negative! yippee!!!!!! it will be a few more days yet before i get the results of the pcr dna and other tests. i'll let you know how they turn out.

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Getting tested

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hi,
Well, I'm going to get tested and I'm really scared. To the point where I'm having panic attacks. Let me give you the history. A little over a year ago I was date raped. At the hospital they told my parents that they had tested me for STD's,... Read more »

Loss of Sex Drive

Posted by jjemcdonald, 4 Replies
Ok, so I am 37 and on Truvada and Isentress. My viral load is undetectable and my T-cells are around 750. I have hardly any sex drive. I would chose reading a book over sex any day of the week. I used to be a meth addict but I have been clean... Read more »

Worried2002 or anyone

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
As you know ive had a 3 and 4 month neg hiv test,Im getting tested tues or weds it will be 23 weeks,It will take 1 to 2 weeks for my results.I ve had all the symptoms as you know.But only had one swollen node under my jaw.In the last week or so ive... Read more »