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What Is Testim Gel

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What are the risks of using a testosterone gel, testim?

Can you advise me exactly what the statistical risks of prostate cancer for users of testim, testosterone gel and how do they increase with prolonged use?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is exclusively for the discussion of side effects of HIV treatment (antiretroviral therapy). Long-term use of testosterone replacement has not been well-studied (for example compared to hormone replacement in women which is a very... Read more »

What is better? Testosterone Injections or Gels?

I am currently on testosterone enanthate, one injection every two weeks. Is there an actual... Read more »

Restarting Testim

Hi Doc,I've been on HAART for about one year and three months. Early in my treatment my doctor... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Safety Concerns Prompt Label Changes and Medication Guide Requirement for Testosterone Gel Products

...Food and Drug Administration is requiring manufacturers of two prescription topical testosterone gel products, AndroGel 1% and Testim 1%, to include a boxed warning on the products' labels after receiving reports of adverse effects in children... Read more »
The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...to reduce the spread of HIV and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs). Microbicides could come in many forms, including gels, creams, suppositories, films, lubricants, sponges, or vaginal rings. They could be used in the vagina or rectum. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Microbicides

...the way male and female condoms do. Some might be products women can use without their partners' knowledge. They will come in gels, foams, and creams. Some may take the form of a sponge or thin film that can be inserted with the fingers. Rings... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Indinavir (Crixivan)

...empty. This means taking indinavir two hours after eating, or one hour before eating. If you need to, you can eat dry toast with jelly and drink skim milk, juice, coffee, tea, or water with indinavir. Fat, protein, and high-calorie foods will... Read more »
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Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

fatigue

Posted by planonstaying, 7 Replies
i was recently diagnosed and am still waiting for bloodwork I got the test because of fatigue issues i have been having. most other stuff had been eliminated and I knew I was at risk=/ I am going to ask the specialist about fmla when i see her. I... Read more »

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HIV PREVENTION GEL

Posted by reparatur
...Need support and a snazzy name for HIV prevention gel... Microbicides gel or cream can stop the transmission of HIV and STD's. It's also women controlled and would therefore be ideal Read more »