A 18-year-old male asked:
is there a way to increase your testosterone or even get testosterone?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 14 years experience
Yes, but: You can get testosterone gels and creams if you have low testosterone; if you are getting testosterone for other reasons, such as muscle building, be aware that hormone replacement past what is physiologically normal is associated with many side effects and risks, including prostate cancer. Talk to your doctor.
Holistic Medicine 30 years experience
Natural T increase: Exercise is the most effective way to increase T, especially weight lifting
A 21-year-old member asked:
Can hypogonadal symptoms be present even if the testosterone level is in the normal range or above?
5 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Urology 27 years experience
Yes: Even though the total testosterone (t) level is "normal", one can still exhibit symptoms or low t. This is because t is bound to proteins and a certain percentage is freely circulating in the blood stream. Only a certain amount of t is active and able to have an effect on the body. This can be easily detected through a simple blood test in addition to a total t level.
A 50-year-old member asked:
What are the benefits of testosterone treatments?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 33 years experience
GREAT: If you are testosterone deficient you will see improved energy, stamina, increased muscle mass, weight reduction. Improved performance and stamina in the bedroom. One risk to watch for is it can make prostate cancer go wild so make sure you get your psa and digital rectal exam to insure this is not present.
A 50-year-old member asked:
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes!: But only if you are low.
A 41-year-old member asked:
What is considered a normal testosterone level for a 42 yo ?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Urology 32 years experience
Hypogonadism: There is quite a large range, and labs use different terms, but typically 400-600. There is daily and diurnal variation as well.
A 68-year-old male asked:
How can I build up my testosterone level. I am 69 yrs.Old.?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctor answered
Testosterone: Rx testosterone supplement.
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