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Testosterone & hiv combo therapy

I am on self injections of testosterone (200ml) twice a month. I am also on combivar, viramune, viracept & fortivase. My problem is even with the bi-weekly injections I am still extremely tired. I go to bed about 11pm and can't seem to get...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloSince you are not anemic, then it's important to look for other sources of your fatigue. You may need a higher dose of testosterone, depending upon the level of hypogonadism you have. Many patients require higher doses than 200 mg. (which... Read more »

Testosterone in HIV+

Hello, I have a follow up question for an answer you gave on testosterone supplements to another... Read more »

Testosterone use and HIV+

I was diagnosed with AIDS 2 years ago, i have been on triple combination medication for this time,... Read more »
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Impact of Testosterone Levels on Bone Mineral Density May Be More Pronounced in HIV-Infected Patients

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 her explanation of the study she presented at ICAAC/IDSA... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Use of Testosterone in AIDS Wasting Syndrome

AIDS Clinical Care (04/99) Vol. 11, No. 4, P. 25; Corcoran, Colleen; Grinspoon, Steven The use of testosterone may help in staving off AIDS wasting syndrome (AWS), according to recent data. Studies have indicated that testosterone levels are low in... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Testosterone: A Man's Guide: Practical Tips for Boosting Physical, Mental and Sexual Vitality by Nelson Vergel

This is the second edition of a book by the U.S. activist Nelson Vergel. It is a users guide to testosterone by an HIV positive man who has researched the subject over many years for his own care. The non-technical sections include helpful tips... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Testosterone: A Man's Guide

HIV health and treatment advocate Nelson Vergel's new book, Testosterone: A Man's Guide -- Practical Tips for Boosting Physical, Mental and Sexual Vitality , is now available. Vergel, who is living with AIDS, is a highly knowledgeable, long-time... Read more »
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testosterone

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does a low testosterone level ever become a factor in HIV infection? I am an above 50 male with below testosterone levels and alot of strange symtoms. I have been tested five or six times for HIV within the last 10 months ( no risks during this... Read more »

low testosterone

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently had a somewhat high risk encounter with a woman of unkwon status.The day after when I woke up i imeddiatly begin to panic about hiv.It seemed like a few hours later my testosterone level had dropped and has stayed that way since.Could... Read more »

Testosterone

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Has anyone with wasting on here been given testosterone? when do they start it, what are the requirements in terms of counts and viral loads, or does it make a difference. is there some reason why a doc won't give it fairly early on in a treatment... Read more »

Testosterone and depression

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm looking for more info/personal experience concerning treatments and symptoms associated with testosterone/hormonal deficiency and associated problems, (fatigue, mood changes, ability to focus, loss of drive, lessened experience of joy, general... Read more »