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A 37-year-old member asked:

husband is on testosterone and we are trying to conceive what will he have to do?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Stop testosterone!: More likely than not, testosterone replacement therapy, whether by injection, cream/lotion/gel or patch, will render a man infertile. Therefore, if you're trying to conceive, he has to stop his t replacement. Depending upon dose & duration, it may take upwards of 2yrs to regain sperm production. In meantime, off-label use of hcg, Clomiphene & tamoxifen etc have been studied to increase t & sperm.

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