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Testosterone injection vs patch

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Binny Koshy
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Testosterone : Androgel and monitor labs as recommended.
Dr. Scott Shapiro
Anti-Aging Medicine 35 years experience
Pellet: My patients seem to get better and more consistent levels with testosterone pellets. In addition to better levels, the convenience factor puts it at... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine 27 years experience
Depends: Testosterone replacement for men can help with fatigue, energy, muscle mass, memory and focus as well as depression. It can come as gels, creams, inj... Read More
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
It depends: An injection of testosterone (t) might help if you were hypogonadal, in other words, had low t. But it's unlikely to do anything if your level is norm... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
Urology 36 years experience
Testosterone: Most administer every two weeks. Injections of testosterone provide the least physiologic blood levels of all dosing methods following administratio... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Elza
Dentistry 12 years experience
Testosterone Effects: The ester will determine half life but feeling/seeing effects really depends on other hormones and enzymes interacting on the testosterone. Assume 2-3... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
LOW T EVAL: Low T Evaluation and diagnosis of cause is critical. At 33 it is unusal and needs a through workup exam/labs/testiciular US/ and potentially a brain M... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Why inject at all?: It's pretty rare for a 31-year-old to need testosterone at all. In the few cases it is indicated, oral will work just fine. As for inappropriate use o... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Testosterone: Not sure what those 4 injections will be. If he means testosterone injections to boost your own testosterone, i highly doubt that would help you to ta... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Cause: You need to know the cause before treatment. Sometimes low testosterone level is a symptom of something else. Optimal treatment depends on the cause. ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Not advisable: OTC testosterone boosters should not be used by persons taking injectable testosterone. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Poling
A Verified Doctoranswered
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Testosterone: It depends on your level from blood work. Usually the dose is 200mg/ml. So 1 ml in the muscle once per week. Only your dr. Can determine this.

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