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A 17-year-old male asked:

I have hypogonadism and was wondering what hormone replacement therapy would do to a 17 year old male, entering late stages of puberty (started late)?

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
Diagnostic Radiology 25 years experience
Pediatric endocrine: Hopefully you are under the care of a pediatric endocrinologist who specializes in exactly the kind of issue you are having. Based upon the hormones that your body is already producing, an endocrinologist can determine exactly where your hypogonadism is coming from, and tailor hormonal treatment to correct it. Early therapy can create normal hormone levels and resume normal sexual development.
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