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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Stein
50 years experience Urology
See urologist: If no other symptoms may not need treatment watch testosterone replacement and risk for prostate cancer.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Define "rare": Reference range is set up statistically to include ~96% of "normal" population. So anyone w/level below lower limit of normal means that ~98% of popul ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Nothing unless . . .: Low testosterone is just a number. We don't treat numbers (aside from blood pressure, cholesterol & glucose). Instead, we treat patients. So if you're ... Read More
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Testosterone : There are multiple medications available. See your doctor. Good Luck
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Low-T with high-FSH in male infertility suggests "primary" failure of testicular function; but testing LH is useful and more directly related with tes ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sumana Gangi
23 years experience Endocrinology
Pituitary: It is difficult to diagnose hypopituitarism vased on labs you provided. High cortisol goes against hypopituitarism. High prolactin can lower FSH and L ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be: The only way to know is to check the sperm count. Not everyone with low male hormones has a lw sperm count.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: If you are a woman on how old you are. Ask the doc who ordered the tests to interpret them for you.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
ACTH stimulation: If you have features of both problems, the male hormone levels and menstrual irregularities and infertility are the hallmarks of a diagnosis of PCOS. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Feminizing hormones: 38 M from PA asks" what does feminizing hormones mean". Have you ever heard of Google? Give this a try. In short they make a man into a woman-but m ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
25 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: The exact mechanism is not known, but high cortisol levels as a result of chronic or transient stress may indeed lower one's testosterone level. One ... Read More
A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roberto Saez
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: Does not alter testosterone levels. Does lower psa levels.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Glandulars have been a traditional source of these hormones, but there absorption is not realiable. Check with your doctor or check out acam which is ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Hormone regulation: Simple answer: not really, but it depends on what else is going on. Cortisol and testosterone are regulated by ACTH and LH, both from the pituitary. ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low estrogen: Fsh stimulates estrogen production. If estrogen is low the stimulation increases, causing the fsh to be elevated.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Difficult to answer: Your question needs a complete physical exam with appropriate tests to come to a reasonable diagnosis. See a doctor soon.
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Genetics: Genetics is a crude answer that explains a lot but probably not in enough detail. There's a wide range of normal for total t but excess shbg can lower ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
11 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Sometimes: Normally androstenedione and testosterone levels mirror each other as aromatase is the enzyme that converts each into its estrogen and estradiol, resp ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mike Siroky
Specializes in Urology
Prolactin: At high levels may suppress testosterone but the opposite relation has not be observed. However, low prolactin may be associated with orgasm problems ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
No: But taking thyroid and iron together might decrease the absorption of the thyroid replacement.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends: Most testosterone replacement is suggested at 300-350 due to an overall increase in mortality in men when its this low. Some physicians will still ma ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Hormone tests: By themselves, without context, these labs don't say much of anything. They are confusing, and beg the question of why they are being done. Best to ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Yes: Use of exogenous testosterone can, by way of a feedback mechanism, cause atrophy of the testicles and reduction in testicular function.
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