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does testosterone deficiency cause anemia and reduced responsiveness to erythropoiesis-stimulating agents?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Anemia: Are you sure you have testosterone deficiency? If so is there a reason why your doctor is not checking this for you and prescribing? Anemia is a separate problem that needs attention but testosterone replacement is very likely to increase your blood count over time.
Answered on Apr 7, 2016

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