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How long does it take to feel the effects of testosterone replacement therapy for a teenager with hypogonadism

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
1-3 months: Raising one's testosterone level has effects throughout the body. The endocrinologist who is prescribing the testosterone will have the most accurate ... Read More
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Pretty soon: Usually does not take long but we like to start the treatment slowly mimic normal pubertal development that in a boy can take 2-4 years.
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 21 years experience
Depends on levels: I usually see improvement by the second or third injection and that tends to correlate largely on serum levels. Depot injection tend to have peak/trou... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Depends!: Time for effects of testosterone replacement to be noticeable depend upon route/dose, effect & you! most branded t can make subjective improvements in... Read More
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 21 years experience
Usually after 3-4th: Cycle but full effect can only be expected if serum testosterone levels are checked and are in the mid to upper third centile.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine 27 years experience
Depends: Testosterone replacement is done in many different forms for men and at different starting points. How quickly a man will feel a difference depends o... Read More
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
It depends: I assume you're asking how long once you start t replacement before you start feeling better. If that is indeed your question, then it depends, mainly... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
Diagnostic Radiology 23 years experience
Pediatric endocrine: Hopefully you are under the care of a pediatric endocrinologist who specializes in exactly the kind of issue you are having. Based upon the hormones t... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
1 week -- 6 weeks: Depending on the route (cream, injections, or testosterone pellets), some men can experience an increase in their energy, improvements in their sleep,... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Only for children: Gnrh is by injection, vey expensive, and only for children -- it wouldn't be appropriate or effective or prescribed for you. Stick with transdermal te... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Supplements: Since the FDA doesn't study supplements most physicians don't advise them as there is fear of unknown contaminants and uncertainty about efficacy and ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Hypogonadism: At 25 you need to find out why you are hypo-gonadic. The underlying cause must be determined and tat needs to be treated.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Opioid testosterone: Opioid induced supression of testosterone is common. You will need to be placed on a testosterone supplement (like androgel, testoplex, fortesta). You... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Binny Koshy
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Testosterone : There are multiple side effects including high hemoglobin, liver enzymes, ? Prostate ca and more.

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