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A 36-year-old male asked:

Started testosterone shots. is there anything i can do to reduce soreness after the shot? it hurts pretty bad and lasts a few days.

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 53 years experience
Testosterone: It is not common for patients to continue to have pain from testosterone injections. Who is giving the injection? Where is the injection going? Should be your buttocks. How often is the injection given? Most often it is 200 mg every two weeks. You might be better off with 100 mg every week.
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