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A 39-year-old male asked:

Clorimiphene said to increase testosterone, and sperm, why not doctor prescribe it instead of testosterone? t.t. is bad cause it reduces one sperm.

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Clomiphene: only increases testosterone and sperm count in certain specific situations. It is far from universal. Check w/your doctor and discuss why they made the recommendations they did.
Dr. Mike Siroky
Specializes in Urology
Your query: Clomiphene may increase the follicle stimulating hormone that drives sperm production. Testosterone will reduce FSH production and reduce sperm production in the testes. That is why testosterone is not prescribed for this problem any more.

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