What Does An Endocrinologist Do For Hypogonadism

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Immunologist Visit 3 Now On To Endocrinologist

Hi Dr. Bob,I wrote to you before and have had 11 negative hiv tests since 2003. I had gone to an immunologist and he found I had low testosterone. He ordered an MRI of the pituitary gland and also an ultrasound of the testicles. Neither test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negative tests since 2003. ELEVEN!!! Frevinsakes Matt!The leg spasms you describe are not at all consistent with neuropathy.Hypogonadism (low testosterone) is a fairly common condition. The vast, vast majority of cases have nothing to do with... Read more »

Need Referral: Low Testosterone

Hi Nelson,Since I know you have a pretty good network, I thought I'd ask if you knew of a good HIV... Read more »


Dear Doctors,How can I know when I have symptoms of hypogonadism or not ?Sincerely,TimDear Posted,... Read more »
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The Prevalence of Hypogonadism in HIV-Infected Patients Receiving HAART

... The prevalence of hypogonadism in HIV-infected patients receiving HAART (Poster Presentation TuPeB3180) Authored by M. Desyatnik, A. Baaj, A. Fisher (United Read more »
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... Read more »
The Body

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS: More Common Than You Think -- This Month in HIV

...to have your health care provider investigate if you have the following conditions: Hyperparathyroidism Hyperthyroidism Hypogonadism Vitamin D deficiency Phosphate Wasting --> Screening for Bone Disease "Probably, the most... 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. Read more »
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Upcoming Research Study

Posted by thehennegroup
...medical research firm located in San Francisco. We are currently conducting interviews with men who have been diagnosed with Hypogonadism or Low Testosterone, and are hoping to spread the word about our study so we can get anyone who might be... Read more »

2 years later

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
After a 2 yr. neg. elisa my symptoms still have me worried. Besides all the other symptoms that I convinced myself were from stress, this last symptom has me worried. My breast have gotten huge along with my stomach. Sometimes I think and know I... Read more »

pcp (aids) And still regain health?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does this happen? Anyone been diagnosed with aids and then start meds, perhaps clean up lifestyle and then start feeling better? Gaining weight, feeling 'normal' and going on to live life for years more. Anyone have input on this? Read more »

Hey Springer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...fatique as one of your miscellenous symtoms. Would you give a brief description on this condition? Have you tested for anemia or hypogonadism? These are medical conditions that can cause fatique. A CBC would tell you whether you are anemic and... Read more »