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Treating Gynecomastia

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is my gynecomastia pubertal permanent, or Pseudogynecomastia?

I'm 15 years old and having living with this condition for as long as I can remember. I have come to believe that I have real gynecomastia as opposed to the "fake" one. I am nowhere near over weight and I don't have any health problems that I know...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Have your doctor check your blood levels of estradiol to see if they are high. When gynecomastia has progressed, the only way to treat it is by surgery around the nipple area and using liposuction. Some men are more prone Read more »

Update on my use of Tamoxifen for gynecomastia and warning

A while back I mentioned my using Tamoxifen to help get rid of Sustiva induced gynecomastia.. Long... Read more »

gynecomastia

HiI have developed gynecomastia - and am on atripla so been told by the doctors that it's probably... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Cancer Drug for Male Breast Enlargement?

...breast size may also increase. In men, enlarged breasts are uncommon, occurring between 3% and 5% of HAART users. The cause of male breast enlargement in HAART users is not clear. When doctors review blood test results, in most cases estrogen and... Read more »
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Molluscum

What Is Molluscum? How Does Molluscum Spread? How Do I Know if I Have Molluscum? How Is Molluscum Treated? Can Molluscum Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum is a... Read more »
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Anemia

What Is Anemia? What Causes Anemia? Anemia and HIV How Is Anemia Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Anemia? Anemia is a shortage of hemoglobin (HGB). HGB is a protein in red blood cells. It carries oxygen from the lungs to... Read more »
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Filgrastim (Neupogen)

What Is Filgrastim? Why Do People With HIV Take Filgrastim? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Filgrastim Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Filgrastim React With Other Drugs? What Is Filgrastim? Filgrastim works in the... Read more »
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Gynecomastia -- painful breast lumps

Posted by patrickf, 2 Replies
...size of a pencil eraser) under my right breast nipple. After a thorough radiologic and surgical exam, I've been diagnosed with gynecomastia. I didn't know anything about gynecomastia.... so I searched the web and found that gynecomastia and... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

anybody heard anything since this news release

Posted by cunta_stalwart
http://www.thebody.com/content/treat/art24680.html Read more »

Treated as worthless

Posted by Lomitadaren
This is a prime example of how vulnerable we (PWA) People living with Aids are, and how even when there is Gross Medical Malpractice by a supporting medical provider, we are treated as unimportant, irrelevant, and bothersome. Millions of dollars a... Read more »