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A 27-year-old member asked:

Could high estrogen levels in a males body affect his libido?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Definitely: Normally, men have estrogen but if the levels are higher than normal (very rare without supplements or tumor), the libido can be depressed.
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Dr. Troy DeLong
Pharmacy 32 years experience
YES: Increased estrogen in men can be caused by increased adipose (fat tissue) and testosterone replacement therapy, although not exclusively. Both men and women produce estrogen, but in much different amounts. Elevated estrogen in men can reduce libido and cause other unwanted health related problems. Weight loss can help reduce estrogen levels. If on testosterone, dosage adjustment may be needed.
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