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What Do The Bodies Of Men With Hypogonadism Look Like

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Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Treatment of Hypogonadism in Men with HIV Infection

Introduction: A number of endocrine abnormalities have been reported in people infected with HIV. Among these, hypogonadism is well described, particularly as men progress to AIDS and in those who are wasting. Testosterone has both anabolic and... Read more »
Random House, Inc.

An Interview with Daniel Wolfe

The Body recently interviewed Daniel Wolfe, author of Gay Men's Health Crisis' new comprehensive guide to gay men's sexual, physical and emotional well-being. Men Like Us is packed with 630 pages of information specifically geared toward gay men.... Read more »
The Endocrine Society

Endocrine Society Calls for Medicare Coverage of DXA Bone Density Testing to Be Extended to Men With Testosterone Deficiency

Chevy Chase, Md. -- Hypogonadism, also known as testosterone deficiency, affects 4-5 million men in the United States placing them at risk for developing osteoporosis. Despite the clear association of testosterone deficiency with low bone density... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Hypogonadism from protease inhibitors

I am a 33-yr-old male who was diagnosed two years ago during my seroconversion illness, and immediately began triple cocktail therapy with Crix/AZT/3TC, and have remained undetectable since that first diagnostic viral load test. After 13 months of...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloThanks for such a nicely detailed clinical summary. Although we assume that hypogonadism is only associated with HIV disease progression, we don't really know if it occurred in early HIV disease, because we never looked for it. In fact,... Read more »

Hypogonadism

Dear Doctors,How can I know when I have symptoms of hypogonadism or not ?Sincerely,TimDear Posted, I agree with Mark that if indeed you have not taken any anabolics even oral ones at the gym, then that testosterone is a little low. However, you do...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
They differ in men and women. I will guess that you are a man. The typical manifestations of low testosterone are decreased energy, libido, depression, decreased body hair and change in the shape of your muscles, the biggest ones being the buttocks... Read more »

hypogonadism and hiv

hello greetings from Caracas Venezuela Doctor!, my query is, I have understood that suffer hypogonadism is common in HIV patients (30%), but that type of hypogonadism is the most attacks the patient?primary hypogonadism, secondary?On the other hand...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
When someone is found to have low testosterone blood levels this is known as "hypogonadism" There are several types of hypogonadism: Primary hypogonadism is a hypergonadotropic condition (higher than normal levels of LH and FSH). This... Read more »

Hypogonadism HIV or Not HIV that is the question.

Hello, Mr. Vergel I have a quick question. So, I had an HIV exposure in June of 2009, Got tested then Negative then again about 4 months later, again Negative. I was very happy at the time But, then in Aug of 2010 got tested for Hypogonadism. I...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Most men with hypogonadism are HIV negative. You tested negative to an HIV test. Uncontrolled HIV may increase the chances of hypogonadism, but that does not mean that you may be HIV positive if you have been diagnosed with hypogonadism. You... Read more »
Connect With Others

Looking to connect with other HIV+ Gay men in NYC

Posted by TheSkyIsTheLimit, 3 Replies
Hey, I recently moved back to NYC and I would like to connect with HIV+ men, ideally late to mid 30's to socialize and enjoy life. Open to whatever may come of it, but at the very least another social network for support. Who's out there. Read more »

Looking for HIV/AIDS Gay Men as Cool Friends

Posted by Bravew, 3 Replies
my name is Bravewolf I'm an Hiv neg Gay white Male living
in Huntsville,Alabama. but I'm very Hiv/Aids Friendly &
Just looking for other Gay males who are living with HIV or
AIDS for Friendship & maybe possibly more mostly friends
I'm 5,5,... Read more »

Im a transexual, educated and goal oriented. looking for love again :)

Posted by Ivorygr
I'm wondering if this site is a great site to meet men who are hoping to find a great transsexual that will never give up trying to find a great guy that wants a relationship and wants to build a life together starting with love. Read more »

Looking for love interst

Posted by m4mluvlife
I am looking for healthy HIV+ or HIV- gay men interested in dating for the purpose of pursuing a serious relationship... I am open to type of relationship, but definitely want more than just sex, I am open to relocation, but would really like to... Read more »