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A 19-year-old male asked:

During puberty what are the functions of testosterone vs dihydrotestosterone? which has greater influence on sexual development, facial hair & voice?

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Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 18 years experience
DHT: Dht has all the masculizing effects from hormones you asked about. Testosterone on its own is anabolic and good to build muscle and wellness effects on your psyche. Dht has all the bad effects. Testosterone converts into dht.

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