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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Androgens: I presume you are a man. Androgens should only be prescribed if your testosterone is low. Before prescribing your doctor will also order a set of labs ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Male sex hormones : Male sex hormones produced by the testes(main production site ) and adrenal gland (in small quantities).Adrenal glands are small glands one on eithe ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Astragalus: Is not an androgen.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
45 years experience Endocrinology
Multiple sx: Women with excess male hormones can have excess facial and body hair, acne, irregular periods (and lack of ovulation). There are several different ca ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Baldness?: If this is the case, it's the loss of hair all over the scalp that is common in many older men and women.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
See your doctor: See your doctor to get your level tested. Any physicians can order you the test.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: Are you a boy or girl? If a girl ask the doctor who ordered the tests what the cause of the elevated levels are - ovarian? - adrenal?
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scionti
37 years experience Urology
Male hormone: Androgen refers to a family of steroid hormones that are made in our bodies that are responsible for male characteristics, sex drive, muscle growth, s ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Cohen
39 years experience Psychiatry
Testosterone: I recommend checking shbg and free fraction of testosterone to assess your active biological hormone level. There are other factors that may influence ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mila McManus
21 years experience Family Medicine
Usually w/symptoms: If you told your doctor that you are having hair loss or acne/oily skin, or low sex drive, these are common symptoms linked to androgen levels. Andro ... Read More
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