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Testosterone Deficiency Laboratory Evaluation

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Testosterone Treatment

Dr. Henry,I have been infected for going on 9 years, but haven't started meds yet. I'm in this big debate on this issue, because my numbers have remained good--CD4 around 800 and vl always below 27,000.I recently had a lot of fatigue after the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Many males in general population and perhaps a higher percent of HIV+ males have low testosterone levels. The long term safety and benefit of testosterone supplementation has not been properly assessed despite the wide spread Read more »

Low Testosterone Issues

Hello Dr Frascino,First time caller long time sufferer. Little joke. In 2004 I was diagnosed with... Read more »

testosterone levels

what levels of testosterone are normal for a 46yr old man with HIV. could u tell me the diffrerence... Read more »
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Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Treatment of Hypogonadism in Men with HIV Infection

...infected with HIV. Among these, hypogonadism is well described, particularly as men progress to AIDS and in those who are wasting. Testosterone has both anabolic and androgenic effects. Although there has been a study showing improvement in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...changes in diet can help. For example, more fiber in the diet may control insulin resistance and help decrease abdominal fat. Testosterone is also being studied to help with lipo symptoms. Human growth hormone is very effective in reducing fat... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Normal Laboratory Values

...No conversion Sodium 135-145 mmol/liter 135-145 mmol/liter No conversion Testosterone, total (morning sample) W 6-86 ng/dl M 270-1070 ng/dl W 0.21-2.98 nmol/liter M... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Approval: Moving Drugs From the Laboratory to the Pharmacy

...pill, liquid, inhaled, or injected form, and it must be fit for mass production. The next step for a potential new drug is laboratory testing in animals to see how the drug is processed in a living being. One of the major reasons for animal... Read more »
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Nandrolone Decanoate/Testosterone/Oxandrin

Posted by ktp2008, 1 Reply
...longer makes Deca-Durabolin, If anyone is looking for a reliable and good compounding pharmacy that has Nandrolone Decanoate, Testosterone Cypionate, and Oxandrin at affordable prices, call New Life Pharmacy in Boca Raton, FL and ask for Nicole... Read more »

Nandrolone Decanoate/Testosterone/Oxandrin

Posted by ktp2008
...no longer makes Deca-Durabolin, If anyone is looking for a good reliable compounding pharmacy that has Nandrolone Decanoate, Testosterone Cypionate, and Oxandrin at affordable prices, call New Life Pharmacy in Boca Raton, FL and ask for Nicole... Read more »

Nandrolone Decanoate/Testosterone/Oxandrin

Posted by ktp2008
...longer makes Deca-Durabolin, If anyone is looking for a reliable and good compounding pharmacy that has Nandrolone Decanoate, Testosterone Cypionate, and Oxandrin at affordable prices, call New Life Pharmacy in Boca Raton, FL and ask for Nicole... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous
...syringes are dipped), less obvious sources of HIV infection should be investigated. Young athletes have been known to inject testosterone using a shared syringe. The shared, sharpened plastic "straw" used to sniff cocaine may transmit HIV by way... Read more »