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Testosterone Dosing

Hello, I've been taking 10mls of 200mg/10mls of testosterone cypionate once every 2 weeks for the past couple of years. Over the months I've noticed my energy going down around 10 days after the injection so I increased a little up to...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
The trigger for removing blood (what is called therapeutic phlebotomy) usually is a hematocrit of 52 percent (it is not based on hemoglobin, although they are related).The standard dose of injectable testosterone is 100 mg per week. Some men need... Read more »

Equivalent Dosing of AndroGel vs. Injectible Testosterone

Is there any official calculation for determining eqivalent dosing of AndroGel vs. Injectible... Read more »

Total Testosterone, Free Testosterone and SHBG

I have been testing my Testosterone levels for over a year now, and mostly I have a low total... Read more »
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AIDS Treatment News

Testosterone Cream Available at CPS

On March 2 the Community Prescription Service, a mail-order pharmacy associated with POZ magazine and specializing in HIV, announced that it is selling a compounded testosterone cream. This product is not generally available in pharmacies.... 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 »
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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 »
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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 »

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 »

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 »