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My husband is struggling staying erected during sex... He's only taking allegra (fexofenadine) for allergies and an over-the-counter testosterone booster. He's 43.

My husband is struggling staying erected during sex... He's only taking allegra (fexofenadine) for allergies and an over-the-counter testosterone booster. He's 43.

Needs eval: Otc testosterone boosters are usually garbage. Ed in a 43 year old needs full evaluation including cardiovascular risk profiling. There are lots of great treatment options including lifestyle modifications that will help him. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Can bioidentical progesterone, Biest, testosterone, Ativan, Prozac, allergy nasal sprays slow tracer from entering gallbladder during HIDA?

Can bioidentical progesterone, Biest, testosterone, Ativan, Prozac, allergy nasal sprays slow tracer from entering gallbladder during HIDA?

Not really: No most of the medicine you are taking could influence the liver but not the HIDA scan or stopping the gallbladder from filling most likely you have severe chronic cholecystitis or a stone blocking the gallbladder ...Read more

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Can testosterone boosters cause no children?

Can testosterone boosters cause no children?

Yes: They can shrink testes and lower sperm count! ...Read more

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Could having low testosterone make it harder for me to have children?

Could having low testosterone make it harder for me to have children?

Yes: A low testosterone level can be a casue of male infertility. If you and your partner are dealing with infertility, you should should both be working with infertility specialists who will be looking at both female and male factors. If you have a low testosterone level, testosterone replacement will not help with fertility. ...Read more

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When testosterone therapy, is a man's ability to have children diminished, No? A lot? Some? Not at all?

When testosterone therapy, is a man's ability to have children diminished, No? A lot? Some? Not at all?

Decreases fertility: B"sd testosterone therapy decreases fertility and can cause testicles to atrophy. However, military found that could not be relied on for male contraception - a tribute to the reproductive prowess of our enlisted men.
Glad to discuss in further detail. ...Read more

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Male. Don't want children. Don't want vasectomy. I heard HRT can make you sterile? True? Will all men sterile from testosterone replacement? How fast?

Male. Don't want children. Don't want vasectomy. I heard HRT can make you sterile? True? Will all men sterile from testosterone replacement? How fast?

Don't want children: You should not allow yourself to be sterile.
If you want to have intercourse put a rubber over your penis.
No, testosterone will not make you sterile.

Go see your doctor and work out whether your testosterone levels are normal or not. ...Read more

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Do men need to take testosterone?

Sometimes: Testosterone decreases1.5-1.8% every year after age 40. It's not just about sex and sex drive!
testosterone is important in many areas including bone health, energy level, Insulin resistance and depression among many other areas. There have been studies linking low testosterone with increased risk of all cause mortality. ...Read more

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What can I do to lower testosterone?

Exercise ; Age: Increasing age will take care of that for you. However the military has for years used an increase amount of exercise to take care to the exuberance that you are going through. ...Read more

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How do I use androderm (testosterone)?

How do I use androderm (testosterone)?

As directed by doc!: Typically, Androderm (testosterone) is applied daily to dry clean portion of back or shoulder. You can also apply to upper arms, upper thighs & even abdomen. You should use a different site each day. Check out http://www. Androderm (testosterone).Com/p/what_is_androderm/how_apply. Asp for more info from manufacturer. ...Read more

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How long should you cycle testosterone?

Probably none: If you're asking about "cycling" testosterone, it probably means you're taking it without a medical indication or doctor's prescription. If that's true, you shouldn't be taking it at all. It won't help you and has multiple dangerous potential side effects. If, on the other hand, you're taking it appropriately on prescription, it is daily without cycling. ...Read more

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What can you eat to gain testosterone?

No, . ..: No known natural supplement can help increase T-level but healthy lifestyle without overindulgence / obsession although so constantly & commercially touted online. Men's T starts its annual decline of 1-1.5% usually after 30. T's normal range is about 300-1000 ng/dl. But, nowadays, its earlier decline than it used to be has been common resulting from more men with poor lifestyle, drug abuse... ...Read more

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Could you tell me more about testosterone?

Could you tell me more about testosterone?

Main male hormone: All hormones created by the body start off as cholesterol. Using enzymes, your body goes through steps to convert the cholesterol into testosterone, estrogen, and many other hormones. Testosterone is responsible for libido, and aids in building muscle and strength. Too much causes acne, hair loss, rage, and many other issues. Synthetic forms of testosterone are available to treat low levels. ...Read more

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How can I boost my testosterone naturally?

How can I boost my testosterone naturally?

Hard work: Lifting heavy weights using large muscle groups can temporarily increase t. Recent abstract announced at aua meeting suggests that exercise (enough to lose weight) can decrease risk of hypogonadism or low t. Average t incr'd by 15-20% in this study of obese men. Plan to stay away from dietary supplements. No peer-reviewed published data supports use of any dietary supplement to boost t. ...Read more

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What do testosterone pills do to your body?

Testosterone supplem: Testosterone is a normal hormone, of course. Elevating your testosterone artificially will lead to testicular atrophy, can be liver toxic, can heighten rage and anger and bullying, can lead to oily skin and acne, can change hair pattern and presence, yes can enlarge muscles that are exercised with overload strategies, but can increase belly fat in those who do not exercise enough or properly. ...Read more

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What do testosterone pills do to your body?

What do testosterone pills do to your body?

Not pills: Hi. Testosterone is not given as pills because of liver damage when it's given orally. Testosterone replacement is only given via intramuscular injection or transdermal preparations. ...Read more

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At what age does testosterone peak in boys?

20s: Testosterone starts spiking in our teens and maxes out in our 20s. Then it begins an inexorable 1% per year drop, typically starting in our 30s. You're not likely to feel anything unless/until you lose a significant amount since the year-to-year decline is so small, unlike women going thru menopause. ...Read more

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Please explain what do testosterone pills do?

Liver disease risk: Most pills need to pass through liver before going to do what they're supposed to do. This is called the "first pass" effect. "Natural" testosterone would be completely destroyed by the liver so testosterone pills have chemically altered testosterone to get by the liver to do what you expect of T pills. However, it's hard on liver and these pills increase risk of liver damage. Don't take T pills. ...Read more

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How to control testosterone excess in males?

How to control testosterone excess in males?

Testosterone: There is no such diagnosis unless one is taking supplemental hormones. Please re-ask the question with the symptoms you are most concerned about. Or at least explain what you mean by 'testosterone excess'. ...Read more

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Can men safely take testosterone in their 70s?

Can men safely take testosterone in their 70s?

Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!: As long as appropriate screening for latent prostate cancer is performed, then older men can safely take it if they need it. Interestingly there are studies that suggest safety in localized cancer. ...Read more

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Can I overdose if I use too much testosterone?

Can I overdose if I use too much testosterone?

YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!: Yes, you can overdose from too much testosterone. However, that amount varies from person to person depending upon metabolism & sensitivity. You'll know that you've taken too much b/c your mood changes for the worse, you develop oily skin and/or acne, you lose hair, your prostate enlarges (you have difficutly peeing), and/or develop male breasts. Also bp, HDL & h/h change for worse & incr mi risk. ...Read more

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What could testosterone do to my body at age 16?

16yo or 37yo?: You're listed as 37yo but you're asking as if 16yo. At 16yo, Testosterone helps you gain your secondary sexual characteristics and develop physically & sexually into an adult male. At 37yo, T maintains your physical, sexual & emotional well-being. Current studies link low T w/bad outcomes but there are risks associated w/testosterone replacement therapy such that you need to chat w/your family doc ...Read more

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Can you please tell me foods rich in testosterone?

Can you please tell me foods rich in testosterone?

Rocky Mtn Oyster: The foods that are rich in animal forms of testosterone are, alas, the ones that seem the least appetizing: the testicles. While lamb fries and rocky mountain oysters are enjoyed by many, eating testicles does not meaningfully help raise the consumer's t.
Some date supports eating real oysters, for the zinc in them seems to boost t and libido. Exercise, limited alcohol and healthy diet are key. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take androderm and oral testosterone?

Is it okay to take androderm and oral testosterone?

No!: You should not be taking such substances without a prescription from your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes excess testosterone production in women?

What causes excess testosterone production in women?

Two most common!: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is number one. Other causes include excess andrenal androgen production. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin
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Testosterone (Definition)

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Androderm (Definition)

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