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What Causes Gynecomastia

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gynecomastia - caused by new drug therapy?

I recently (3 months)changed my regimen to Sustiva, Videx & Abacavir with Videx which I did not change. I changed drugs mainly due to the high triglycerides and cholesterol from PI drugs. Recently (3 weeks) started taking l-glutamine because of...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...None of those drugs are classically known to cause gynecomastia, although anything is possible. Usually it is testosterone or anabolics that cause gynecomastia. Keep it eye on it with your Read more »

Sustiva induced gynecomastia

Sorry if this is a duplicate question I have been asking on sites all over the web. I have mild... Read more »

My adderall contributing to gynecomastia

Am on adderall for energy and to clear my brain fog. But when searching for a list of drugs that... 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 »
ACRIA and GMHC

The Skinny on Body Fat and HIV

...especially in the breasts. Some studies show increases in estradiol, a female hormone, in men taking Sustiva. This may cause gynecomastia (increased breast size) in a few people. Drugs like Arimidex, an estrogen blocker, or switching from... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Diarrhea

What Is Diarrhea? Is Diarrhea Dangerous? What Causes Diarrhea? How Do I Know What Is Causing My Diarrhea? How Is Diarrhea Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Diarrhea? Diarrhea is an increase in the water content, frequency, and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fatigue

What Is Fatigue? Is Fatigue Important? How Do I Know if I Have Fatigue? What Causes Fatigue, and How Is It Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Fatigue? Fatigue is tiredness that does not go away when you rest. It can be physical or... 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 »

What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
About 2 months ago, I did something that was completely out of my character and now I am scared as hell. I was new in the neighborhood and had a one night stand with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex... Read more »

do genital warts cause cancer in men

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
they do cause cervical cancer in women among other things. but its been stated that the warts are harmless to men? is that true? Read more »

So terry D what does cause AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous
You seem to think you know so much then what does cause AIDS if its not HIV? Read more »