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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Oxandrolone

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Wasting Syndrome

...Wasting Treated? The Bottom Line What Is AIDS Wasting? AIDS wasting is the involuntary loss of more than 10% of body weight, plus more than 30 days of either diarrhea, or weakness and fever. Wasting is linked to disease progression and death. Losing just 5% of body weight can have the same negative effects. Wasting is still a problem for people with AIDS, even people whose HIV is controlled by medications. Part of the weight lost...
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oxandrolone still low testosterone

Hi Thank you in advance for the wonderful responses i have received over the course of a couple of years. My brother in law has aids and spent 9months in a hospital, too many complications to even begin here but he survived and is living with my...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...like he's experiencing some of the characteristic side effects of the drug. Since oxandrolone will likely inhibit the natural production of testosterone, the low levels are easily explained.I'd recommend that he stop the oxandrolone and perhaps... Read more »

INTERACTIONS BETWEEN REYATAZ AND OXANDROLONE

ARE THERE ANY INTERACTIONS OF CONSEQUENCE BWTWEEN THESZE TWO? I SEE NOTHING IN THE LITERATURE EXCEPT A VAGUE REFERENCE BY VERGEL AT GMHC.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...drug (pharmacokinetic )interactions that haven been reported for atazanavir and oxandrolone. Since oxandrolone can cause liver problems I would watch carefully for any additive liver problems when using those two drugs together. KH Read more »

hgh and oxandrolone

I have read countless articles suggesting the use of injectable hgh for hiv+ people. Is this a safe thing to do? Any noted bad side effects such as liver damage? I have read that 3 ius per day is suggested. I ahve also read that taking hgh along...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Human growth hormone is the one treatment that has produced sustained and significant beenfits for both lipodystrophy and wasting. No other pharmacologic interventions (Megace, glitazones, Read more »

Anabolics and lipodistrophy

Dear Doc. thanks for answering my questions!I still have a doubt regarding the use of anabolic steroids for the "paliative treatment" of lipodistrophy. According to your experience/data which one of these is better in terms of muscle mass...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
There is no difference in effect. They all work the same way. As for liver toxicity, anything that is injected or rubbed into the skin is safer than anything taken by mouth. Oxandrin, however is quite safe for the liver up to 20 mg per day. Good... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

...Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...significant side effects. These treatments also tend to be expensive, so it is important that people who have HPV discuss the pros and cons of treatment with a doctor who is experienced in treating HPV in HIV-positive patients. Fungal... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Selling Your Life Insurance

...Sell My Life Insurance Policy? What Are the Criteria for Buying a Policy? How Much Will I Get? What Are My Options? Pro ... ... and Con How Do I Choose a Company to Buy My Policy? The Bottom Line NOTE: The sale of life insurance... Read more »
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A Transgender Therapy Primer

...is the treatment of choice due to safety and availability. It is a potassium-sparing diuretic. Finasteride (Propecia 1 mg or Proscar 5 mg) may be used alone or in combination with spironolactone. It reduces the size of the prostate and improves... Read more »
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BESOS CON LLAGAS AMSTURBACION CON UN POSITIVO

Posted by mexmex, 2 Replies
DISCULPE MI MOLESTIA,RESULTA QUE EN LA SEGUNDA SEMANA OCTUBRE DEL 2008 UN TRANSEXUAL QUE PRESUNTAMENTE ES VIH POSITIVO (POSTERIORMENTE ME DI CUENTA) EN ESA OCASION ME DEJE LLEVAR Y ME BESO MUY INTENSAMENTE Y ME MASTURBO A LA VEZ,LO QUE ME PREOCUPA... Read more »

hgh and prednisone

Posted by thomas54, 2 Replies
im like the after picture of lipoatrophy. Does hgh work? and my doc gave me prednisone to help bulk up. will these help build muscle.? what are your experiences .? Thanks in advance.and by the way, im in columbus, ga. via S.F. and got culture shock... Read more »

Como lidiar con mis padres sin que sea tragico?

Posted by pozargie, 5 Replies
...a mis padres... mi mama sospecha que algo anda mal, supongo que es basicamente por mis cambios de humor y asiduas visitas a profesionales medicos. Mi padre reacciona hasta casi indiferente... pero me preocupa mi madre. No quiero causarles... Read more »

Un consejo: vayan con cuidado con su salud psicol

Posted by miedoso, 1 Reply
...ventana (los tres meses): QUE OLVIDEN EL TEMA Y LA MANERA DE HACERLO ES NO DNDOLE IMPORTANCIA. A mi, no hacerlo, me gener un problema de ansiedad, que se ha generalizado a muchos otros aspectos de la vida. El miedo a que se conociese mis... Read more »