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Testosterone Gel Testim

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Ask the Experts

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, testosterone gel and how do they increase with prolonged use?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is exclusively for the discussion of side effects of HIV treatment (antiretroviral therapy). Long-term use of testosterone replacement has not been well-studied (for example compared to hormone replacement in women which is a very... Read more »

serostim and wasting

HiI have been poz since 1992, I am in a wasting syndrome and I would like to be placed on serostim... Read more »

Low-Testosterone/Caverject

Hi Dr, I was diagnosed with low-testosterone(285), and have had ED for a few years. Viagra and... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Safety Concerns Prompt Label Changes and Medication Guide Requirement for Testosterone Gel Products

...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 »
ACRIA and GMHC

The Skinny on Body Fat and HIV

...spells, so users of this drug should have snacks at hand to increase blood sugar if needed. Testosterone gels (Androgel, Testim) can reduce waist size in men, but only by lowering subcutaneous fat. In studies, no visceral fat decreases... Read more »
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HIV News & Views, May 20, 2009 - The Body

...of Contact With Kids When Using Testosterone Gels, New Warning Says People who use testosterone gels, such as Androgel and Testim, should be very cautious about coming into contact with children, according to a new warning added to the drugs'... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, November 10, 2008

...testosterone enanthate once every two weeks. Is that better or worse than just using a testosterone gel, such as Androgel or Testim?   Must-Have Supplements for HIVers Which do you think are the most important nutritional supplements --... Read more »
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Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

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fatigue

Posted by planonstaying, 7 Replies
i was recently diagnosed and am still waiting for bloodwork I got the test because of fatigue issues i have been having. most other stuff had been eliminated and I knew I was at risk=/ I am going to ask the specialist about fmla when i see her. I... Read more »

Nandrolone Decanoate/Testosterone/Oxandrin

Posted by ktp2008, 1 Reply
Since Watson no 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... Read more »