When is serum total testosterone measurement indicated in the management of HIV infection in primary care?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Jason F Okulicz, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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HIV-infected men are at risk for hypogonadism. In male patients who experience fatigue, weight loss, loss of libido, erectile dysfunction or depression or who have evidence of reduced bone mineral density, consider obtaining morning serum total testosterone measurements.


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