A 56-year-old male asked:
Prescribed 1.62% testosterone gel. the instructions in the package & online say to use on shoulder/upper arms only yet the doctor stated on rx to apply to inner thigh once daily. is this ok vs shoulders - will it work equally well? how about forearms?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Birendra Tandananswered
Urology 36 years experience
The application is to cover a wide area and not be rubbed away. It will work equally well at both thigh and shoulder. On forearm chances of it being wiped off are higher. If you are un-convinced ask your doctor.
Reviewed Apr 16, 2021
Dr. Clarence Grimanswered
Endocrinology 59 years experience
I would think skin is skin is skin. So should not make a difference. But discuss with your Dutch team as maybe it works differently there.
Reviewed Apr 17, 2021
Last updated Apr 19, 2021
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