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Work Up For Hypogonadism

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Question about adding muscle mass.

Hi Nelson,I have been HIV positive for 6.5 years now, immune system is still good and viral load is undetectable, not on meds yet.I started having pains in my legs and sometimes in my arms and notice thinning of muscles in those areas. A very...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...get any benefits. You do not mention decrease of sexual function, so I am not sure if you really are truly hypogonadal.Are you working out at all? You also do not mention that.I would not waste money on testosterone boosters. They do not work and... Read more »

Low-Testosterone/Caverject

Hi Dr, I was diagnosed with low-testosterone(285), and have had ED for a few years. Viagra and... Read more »

Hypercoagualation + diabetes + lypodystrophy + hypogonadism diet

How can a person with all of the above conditions, remain healthy and follow guidelines you give... 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 »
Project Inform

Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

...that the test measures is called HIV RNA. Testing viral load is important for monitoring HIV disease and how well therapy is working. When HIV levels decrease, it's a sign that potent anti-HIV therapy is working. When HIV levels increase, it's... Read more »
Project Inform

Blood Work: A Complete Guide for Monitoring HIV

...Be Done Table of Common Tests and Ranges Interpreting Viral Load Numbers Introduction Lab tests, or blood work, can give important clues about your overall health and HIV disease. Many of these tests should be done shortly after... Read more »
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Upcoming Research Study

Posted by thehennegroup
...Hello, my name is Samuel Foster and I work for the Henne Group, a medical research firm located in San Francisco. We are currently conducting interviews with men who have Read more »

Work place woes

Posted by 12yrspoz, 1 Reply
...How do you deal with the stress of having HIV and co-workers that stress you even more? Read more »

depression medication dont work on me

Posted by nycman, 1 Reply
...i used to take depression medication years ago and i stop because didnt work on my. now i trying aggain and dont like. they just dont work on me and i feel like a somby and high. please any coments anybody 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 »