Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Whats Gynecomastia

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

gynecomastia

HiI have developed gynecomastia - and am on atripla so been told by the doctors that it's probably the efavirenz. Been reading various Answers - like:http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Fatigue/Archive/Help/Q195624.htmlHave decided to try Testogel...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It is often unclear what causes male breast enlargement in the setting of HIV treatment. Hormone abnormalities can contribute is some cases so seeing an endocrinologist can be useful. Read more »

Male Breast Enlargement & Tamoxifen

Hi Dr Henry,Thanks for your quick reply to my "High Levels Of Testosterone" posting.To answer your... Read more »

Sustiva and gynecomastia

I have gynecomastia confirmed by doc.(44 years old male,great shape and low body fat) Was on... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Cancer Drug for Male Breast Enlargement?

...breast size may also increase. In men, enlarged breasts are uncommon, occurring between 3% and 5% of HAART users. The cause of male breast enlargement in HAART users is not clear. When doctors review blood test results, in most cases estrogen and... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Mitochondrial Toxicity

What Are Mitochondria? What Is Mitochondrial Toxicity? What Are the Signs of MT? How Do ARVs Cause MT? What's Next? What Are Mitochondria? Mitochondria (my-toe- con' -dree-a) are small "organs" in our cells. They are the cell's... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

It is safest to use a new, sterile syringe and equipment (including cotton, filters, caps, spoons, cookers and alcohol swabs) every time you inject. You can get new syringes in exchange for used ones at needle exchange programs or you can... Read more »
Connect With Others

Gynecomastia -- painful breast lumps

Posted by patrickf, 2 Replies
...size of a pencil eraser) under my right breast nipple. After a thorough radiologic and surgical exam, I've been diagnosed with gynecomastia. I didn't know anything about gynecomastia.... so I searched the web and found that gynecomastia and... Read more »

Hiding behind HIV

Posted by Magnet, 4 Replies
I write this question in the hope of gaining insight from both HIV positive gay men as well negative men in "magnetic partnerships". I only now discovered this term "magnetic", as it relates to my life! It can no longer be a twist of fate that my... Read more »

Figures? what`s normal?... confused!

Posted by Dreamer76, 2 Replies
Hi Everyone, Hope this message finds you well!! i`m looking for the openion of people who have more experience than myself living with HIV. I was diagnosed on 20th Mar `09 (with a virus that`s resistant to alot of drugs) and have had 3 blood tests... Read more »

Whats the risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Whats the risk if I gave a guy a hand job, and noticed the next morning that I had a cut on my hand. Not sure if any semen touched the cut. Read more »