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Author Topic: Low testosterone and testogel  (Read 105 times)

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Offline paintedroom

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Low testosterone and testogel
« on: April 12, 2017, 01:11:07 PM »
Approx 2 years before my diagnosis,i noticed a distinct lack of sexual desire - a conspicuous absence of morning wood and a general tumbleweedy effect drifting across my desert eros...forgive me ! I wondered whether i was run down,working too hard or just then dealing with the realities of being 50.Then the diagnosis(july 2016,nadir 50) and an understanding that low testosterone is sometimes indicated in Hiv cases.I had mentioned this a few times with Doc visits and was told that my test(low end of normal) might come back with improved health.But this is a divil of a complaint insofar as without any sexual interest(no register at all),life has few vices that offer compensation for those without steely constitutions..ehem.So i made mention of it again and again and finally a lovely,lovely Nurse where i`m being treated, worked behind the scenes and now i`ve been okayed for rewooding.Next time i`m in(end of May) i begin Testogel 50mg.
Which is a long winded way of coming to a simple question - anyone in a similar boat and how did it work out for you ? Awkward straphanging in rush hour public transport ? Confused faces at family celebrations ? Or crazed Volpina like partners simply refusing to let go ?

Many thanks,P.
Dx`d mid July 2016
8/8/2016 - CD4 50     VL 50,000
5/9/2016 -  CD4 150
13/9/2016  VL  undetectable.
March `17 - CD4 193   VL undetectable.

Genvoya and Bactrim

 


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