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What Is The Average Testosterone Level

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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 load is below 50 and my T cells stay around 500. I am 6'4" tall and currently weigh 143lbs. The most I have ever weighed had been 163lbs....
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
NO NO NO...it is not the testosterone, but the HIV. We knew about testosterone deficiency years before we ever even dreamed of protease inhibitors. First report was by Dobs from Baltimore in 1988! And it was very common.I do agree with the... 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 »

Testosterone level

I am 60 years HIV+, CD4:512, CD4%:27.7, Viral Load: undetectable. On antiviral for 2 years,... Read more »
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Is Your Testosterone Level "Normal?"

Are you depressed or fatigued? Have you lost weight for no discernable cause? Have you experienced a loss 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... Read more »
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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 been tested five or six times for HIV within the last 10 months ( no risks during this... Read more »

Testosterone and depression

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm looking for more info/personal experience concerning treatments and symptoms associated with testosterone/hormonal deficiency and associated problems, (fatigue, mood changes, ability to focus, loss of drive, lessened experience of joy, general... Read more »

low testosterone

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently had a somewhat high risk encounter with a 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... Read more »

Testosterone

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Has anyone with wasting on here been given testosterone? when do they start it, what are the requirements in terms of counts and viral loads, or does it make a difference. is there some reason why a doc won't give it fairly early on in a treatment... Read more »