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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 for AndroGel 1 % 5 gm. The Testim seemed to be working well but now I have to use the AndroGel. I don't seem to feel the results as well when...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Testosterone transdermal products (Testim, Androgel, Fortesta,Axiron)do not really work unless you make sure your total testosterone blood levels are over 500 ng/dl on treatment. The key to successful dosing is adjusting it based on week 8... 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 »

Testim vs. Androgel

I am not getting good results from Testim using 1 tube per day. I had it increased 90 days ago and... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reproductive Health Characteristics of Marijuana and Cocaine Users: Results From the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth

Few studies have examined the associations of illicit drug use with risky sexual behaviors among people of reproductive ages, using a control group of non-users. Data from the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth were used to assess associations... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vancouver Study: Suburban Drug Users at Risk to Share Needles: Downtown Users Tend to Use Needle Exchange

Findings published in last week in the international journal AIDS indicate that the Vancouver drug users most likely to engage in sharing needles are single, young, male, live outside the city and get their needles from sources other than... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Prospective Study to Examine Persistent HCV Reinfection in Injection Drug Users Who Have Previously Cleared the Virus

Due to the risk of perceived reinfection, many persons with hepatitis C virus (HCV) with a recent or continuing history of injection drug use (IDU) do not receive treatment for the virus. However, few prospective studies have been conducted to... Read more »
Housing Works

After Five Drug-User Deaths in Puerto Rico, Activists Demand Change

Fajardo's leaders have ignored the city's most marginalized groups: drug users, homeless people and residents living with HIV/AIDS. Spurred by the recent deaths of five drug users who could not access health care, a group of 20 AIDS activists in... 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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how do i know my hiv results in the navy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
hello to all, i just want to know how long does it take for me to get my results back from a prior hiv test...im in the navy,overseas and abored a us naval vessel... can anyone please tell me info about this....and how would you know that your... Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

14 week test result

Posted by Anonymous
My 14 week elisa test came back negative.
I had unprotected receptive vaginal sex.
I don't know what his status is but he was a former drug user.
Is my 14 week negative test result conclusive?
Can I move on?

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