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Could I buy anti-androgen medications online without a prescription?

Could I buy anti-androgen medications online without a prescription?

Anything is possible: But I strongly advise against buying any medications online. You will not know if the medication is actually what you intended to purchase. Even if it is, the drug may have been adulterated or contaminated. I strongly advise against purchasing drugs online. ...Read more

Androgen (Definition)

Androgen refers to a family of steroid hormones that are made in our bodies that are responsible for male characteristics, sex drive, muscle growth, sexual function, and fertility. These hormones are present in women in very small amounts and in very ...Read more


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Should a female take both androgen and Premarin medication if she still have one ovary left I am a 60 year old female already had a hysterectomy, still have one ovary. My doctor put me on both androgen and Premarin medication now I have a tumor with cexes

Should a female take both androgen and Premarin medication if she still have one ovary left I am a 60 year old female already had a hysterectomy, still have one ovary. My doctor put me on both androgen and Premarin medication now I have a tumor with cexes

I : I am so sorry that you are having to go through this. Many women are treated with hormones after they have a hysterectomy, to avoid the symptoms that can occur when hormone levels change. It is not clear to me if you have already had surgery on your ovary tumor. They can often do studies on the tumor to help determine the exact type and best how to treat it. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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What s the best medication for the problem androgen insensivity? Thank you.

What s the best medication for the problem androgen insensivity?  Thank you.

Is the Dx correct?: If this describes your condition: androgen insensitivity syndrome (ais) is when a person who is genetically male (who has one x and one y chromosome) is resistant to male hormones (called androgens). As a result, the person has some or all of the physical traits of a woman, but the genetic makeup of a man.

The tests include: testosterone, fsh, lh, genetic karotyping

see: endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What are somr medication i can take to lower androgen hormone levels?

What are somr medication i can take to lower androgen hormone levels?

Depends: Need 2B evaluated by an encrinologist if ur levels are abnormally high, i.E if you have congenital adrenal hyperplasia, in which case you would already be under an endo. Dr. Source of hormone needs to be eliminated if androgen level high from an androgen or testosterone secreting tumor. Advise against taking anti-androgen medication if your testosterone or androgen level is only high normal. ...Read more

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What drugs will you be prescribed for excessive menstration insuline resistant failure to ovulate and high levels of androgens?

PCOS Diagnosis: The diagnosis of pcos requires 2 of 3 findings: irregular cycles > 35 days, elevated male hormones, acne or excess hair growth or polycystic appearing ovaries on us. Insulin resistance is not a diagnostic criteria. Metformin, low glycemic diet and weight training exercise are great. Actos (pioglitazone) may be better for thin women. Bcpills may be a problem if cholesterol and triglycerides are high. ...Read more

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What is androgen?

What is androgen?

Male sex hormones : Male sex hormones produced by the testes(main production site ) and adrenal gland (in small quantities).Adrenal glands are small glands one on either sitting on top of kidneys. These hormones are important for development of male characteristics- including voice changes. The same hormones are produced in small qunatities by ovaries and adrenals in females , but in excess cause android (methyltestosterone) changes ...Read more

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What's androgen excess in women?

What's androgen excess in women?

Multiple sx: Women with excess male hormones can have excess facial and body hair, acne, irregular periods (and lack of ovulation). There are several different causes of excess androgens in women, so an evaluation needs to be done to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What's does androgen-independent mean?

Baldness?: If this is the case, it's the loss of hair all over the scalp that is common in many older men and women. ...Read more

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How can I get my androgen levels tested?

How can I get my androgen levels tested?

See your doctor: See your doctor to get your level tested. Any physicians can order you the test. ...Read more

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What can be done to lower my androgen levels?

Depends: Are you a boy or girl? If a girl ask the doctor who ordered the tests what the cause of the elevated levels are - ovarian? - adrenal? ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: androgen?

What is the definition or description of: androgen?

Male hormone: Androgen refers to a family of steroid hormones that are made in our bodies that are responsible for male characteristics, sex drive, muscle growth, sexual function, and fertility. These hormones are present in women in very small amounts and in very high amounts in men. ...Read more

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I'm 61. Should i be taking androgen with level of 304?

Testosterone: I recommend checking shbg and free fraction of testosterone to assess your active biological hormone level. There are other factors that may influence testosterone , such as certain medications, obesity, etc. Taking testosterone will help with many symptoms, such as low libido, energy level, bone density. It can make osa- sleep apnea worse. ...Read more

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What is the use of getting your androgen levels checked?

Use = Confirm Dx: If you have enough signs/symptoms relating to a possible testosterone deficiency { ie: http://www.Seekwellness.Com/andropause/adam_quiz.Htm }, then you may have the diagnosis of hypogonadism. Subjective data is one thing, objective data is the key to making a correct diagnosis.

Along with your androgen levels, other labs are checked in order to rule out other diseases that mimick the symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it possible to permanently reduce high androgen levels?

Is it possible to permanently reduce high androgen levels?

High androgen level: Androgen is produced by the testicles and the adrenal glands. (90% from the testicles and 10% from the adrenal glands). Surgical castration is a permanent way to remove the majority of the androgen within the body. www.peedoc.com @drhtay. ...Read more

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How can one reduce high androgen levels in their bodies if you are a woman?

How can  one reduce high androgen levels in their bodies if you are a woman?

For most: Women it's because of obesity and Insulin resistance. Diet, exercise and weight loss will help. Metformin is often useful and there are antiandrogen medications available. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there effects of androgens on the mandible and maxilla?

Are there effects of androgens on the mandible and maxilla?

Bone density: Increase bone metabolism or increase bone density of the craniomaxillary and mandibular area and sometimes has an influence on cleft lip and cleft palate. ...Read more

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What are the effects of androgens on the body?

What are the effects of androgens on the body?

Androgens: I presume you are a man.
Androgens should only be prescribed if your testosterone is low. Before prescribing your doctor will also order a set of labs that could also be abnormal with a low testosterone.

If all your exams and labs are normal DO NOT TAKE any androgens. Yes you will feel great and stronger but the long term effects won't be pleasant. ...Read more

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What does androgen precursor mean?

What does  androgen precursor mean?

Inactive androgen: The body uses chemicals that we ingest, such as cholesterol, etc. and then alters it with the help of enzymes in a stepwise fashion to create the active chemical or androgen. A precursor would be a chemical in the pathway that does not have the chemical nature or potency of the final chemical, which in your case, are androgens, but is recognizable as nearly there. ...Read more

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What's the role of androgen on menopause?

It's related: Most of the time, reduction in androgen levels (the most widely known being testosterone) occurs in similar fashion to loss of estrogen in women. Testosterone in women is made in the ovaries, the adrenal glands and from peripheral conversion (i.e. Dhea to testosterone). To name a few, testosterone regulates sex drive, muscle mass, body hair, energy levels and Insulin resistance. ...Read more

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What is progesterone? What are androgens?

Hormones: Both progesterone and androgens are hormones.

I would recommend that you go on-line and search for hormones. There will be many articles that you should read and most, if not all, will give you the information you want.

You might also want to peruse Yahoo Images and type in "Hormones". You will see some valuable images, most of them with a few words of explanation. ...Read more

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What happens when you take an anti-androgen?

Blocks Testosterone : Anti androgens block the production of testosterone and its utilization in the periphery. So essentially the is no testosterone available and its effects on the body and tissues are blocked. ...Read more

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What's the use and purpose of an anti-androgen pills?

Prostate cancer: Antiandrogens are used in patients with metastatic prostate cancer to help lower testosterone levels. Testosterone fuels prostate cancer. ...Read more

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Exactly how do androgens regulate the fat homeostasis?

Androgens: The following article describes what you ask:

int j fertil. 1992;37 suppl 2:83-92.
Mechanism of action/effects of androgens on lipid metabolism.
Other on line info: androgen appears to affect lipoprotein metabolism in a number of ways. These include: increasing the activity of lipoprotein lipase and hepatic triglyceride lipase, resulting in higher levels of triglyceride in adipose tissue and a dr. ...Read more

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What are the results of anti-androgens during puberty?

Lower testosterone : levels. They should only be prescribed by a pediatric endocrinologist for precocious puberty or a few other endocrine disorders, as they can have serious side effects. Some are herbicides. The one called Spiro can increase potassium, which can lead to death. ...Read more

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What will be the effects of taking an anti-androgen if you are a male?

Decrease in hormones: Taking an anti androgen decreases male hormones. Low levels of testosterone/dhea can lead to fatigue, low energy levels, depression, decrease in memory/focus concentration, abdominal fat, change in cholesterol; do not take this unless you are under the supervision of a physician for a medical condition. ...Read more

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