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What Is The Average Testosterone Level

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testosterone levels

I have seen posts in varous forums dealing with low testosterone levels. Is this a consequence of HIV infection or treatment or just a coincidental issue with symptoms that mimic some of the HIV related fatigue, etc? How does HIV or HAART lower...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Decreased testosterone levels are more likely a consequence of HIV infection and not HIV treatment. The exact mechanism for why this happens is not known. Read more »

testosterone level

I have been HIV + for nine years. My t cells average in the 700 range and my viral loads have... Read more »

Has it been found that Crix causes Testosterone levels to drop?

Hi, I have been HIV+ since 1996, once I found out I was HIV+, I got treatment right away. My viral... Read more »
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Impact of Testosterone Levels on Bone Mineral Density May Be More Pronounced in HIV-Infected Patients

...this study to answer a question that I couldn't find the answer to in the literature: Among HIV patients, would having a lower testosterone level correlate with a lower bone density? 1 Ranjani Raghunathan, M.D. What's been shown... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Low Testosterone Levels Linked to Weight Loss

...Low testosterone levels may be linked to weight loss in HIV-positive women, according to Massachusetts General Hospital researchers. To elucidate the Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Is Your Testosterone Level "Normal?"

...in sex drive, or in men, a loss of erectile function? Have you suffered from muscle loss or the inability to grow muscle? Low testosterone levels, or hypogonadism, in both men and women may cause any, or all, of these symptoms. Testosterone is... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...weight: Being too thin Tobacco use: Smoking cigarettes Alcohol and coffee intake: Drinking a lot of alcohol and/or caffeine Testosterone levels: Low testosterone levels in men Use of certain medicines: Long-term use of medicines including... Read more »
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Serodiscordant sex....?

Posted by eponastar, 3 Replies
Hey everyone... I am new here, not to the body, but to the boards. I have a question for everyone who is willing to share. My boyfriend, is HIV + I am HIV-. When I met him he told me and since meeting him we have enjoyed a wonderful, fruitful and... Read more »

testosterone

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does a low testosterone level ever become a factor in HIV infection? I am an above 50 male with below testosterone levels and alot of strange symtoms. I have Read more »

Nandrolone Decanoate/Testosterone/Oxandrin

Posted by ktp2008, 1 Reply
Since Watson no longer makes Deca-Durabolin, If anyone is looking for a reliable and good compounding pharmacy that has Nandrolone Decanoate, Testosterone Cypionate, and Oxandrin at affordable prices, call New Life Pharmacy in Boca Raton, FL and ask... Read more »

low testosterone

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...woman of unkwon status.The day after when I woke up i imeddiatly begin to panic about hiv.It seemed like a few hours later my testosterone level had dropped and has stayed that way since.Could this be due to guilt/sterss/anxiety?or could it be... Read more »