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A 28-year-old female asked:

I usually have a very low level of testosterone, below normal range. im wondering if low testosterone levels in pregnancy is harmful for fetal development?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Low testosterone: Without a knowledge of your complete medical history, it is difficult to say. Talk to your OB Dr about this issue. Two things to consider. Most pregnant women see an increase in their Testosterone levels during pregnancy. This may in part be because the placenta produces its own testosterone. There are no long term studies showing a correlation of low Testosterone with any specific genetic problem
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