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My doctor told me to apply androgel 1% to my enter thigh and the directions say to apply to your arms. What do I do?

My doctor told me to apply androgel 1% to my enter thigh and the directions say to apply to your arms. What do I do?

Works either way: Hi. The package insert only reflects sites the company went to the FDA with data for. Inner thigh is FINE. But apply it where it's most convenient for YOU, the patient! Good luck! ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my doctor to me to apply AndroGel 1% to my enter thigh and the directions say to apply to your arms and should?

What do you suggest if my doctor to me to apply AndroGel 1% to my enter thigh and the directions say to apply to your arms and should?

Works anywhere: Hi. Androgel is approved for application to the sites they presented to the FDA for application to. But it should NOT be assumed that these sites are the only places it works. ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! My doctor told me to apply androgel 1% to my enter thigh and the directions say toapply to your arms and shoulders?

Either or is fine: The primary location for application of the transdermal testosterone therapies is ideally to a non-hair bearing skin service. Either of those locations typically have less hair. ...Read more

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What size tubing is used for enteral feedings for children and infants?

What size tubing is used for enteral feedings for children and infants?

Depends: It depends on the age and the weight of the child as well as on where you are going to use them, what are you using them for and for how long. ...Read more

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Could you still get aspiration from a gastronomy, enteral?

Yes: Some people may continue to aspirate while on G tube. Those patients may benefit from Jejunostomy tube ...Read more

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I'm confused anout enteral feeds and home infusion. Is there a site to describe?

I'm confused anout enteral feeds and home infusion. Is there a site to describe?

Yes: Try the patient section at the american society for parenteral and enteral nutrition (aspen) website, and the olney foundation website. ...Read more

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Doc prescribed me proctosol for enteral hemorrhoids. I can't get cream to go in rectum and I'm on a lot of pain. How do I get cream in?

Doc prescribed me proctosol for enteral hemorrhoids. I can't get cream to go in rectum and I'm on a lot of pain. How do I get cream in?

Don't force it: Internal hemorrhoids typically don't cause pain, unless they are prolapsed and thromboses. Sometimes the pain is caused by an anal fissure rather than a hemorrhoid, in which case placing anything into the anal canal will be very painful and won't help either. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a patient to receive a TPN feed through a GJ Tube? My sis has severe Mastocytosis & Gastroparesis, and enteral feeding tube didn't work.

Is it safe for a patient to receive a TPN feed through a GJ Tube? My sis has severe Mastocytosis & Gastroparesis, and enteral feeding tube didn't work.

Not a question of: Safety, rather why give a parenteral feeding, enterally, might not be absorbed efficiently and an expensive preparation would be wasted. The G-J tube is meant to bypass the stomach and go right into the small intestine, there are preparations meant to be used this way that don't need stomach digestive process, ask the doctors/dietician about, wish you and your sister wellness ...Read more

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How soon after I apply 2 pumps of androgel can I take a shower?

How soon after I apply 2 pumps of androgel can I take a shower?

Leave Long enough: It is best to leave the androgelâ„¢ on the skin as long as possible; so I would say apply it after your morning shower and leave on for at least 8 hours to allow enough time for subcutaneous absorption. ...Read more

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Hi. I am a 27 year old male who is currently undergoing trt androgel for hypogonadism. Where to apply for least e2 conversion.?

Hi. I am a 27 year old male who is currently undergoing trt androgel for hypogonadism. Where to apply for least e2 conversion.?

Too young for T: 27 yo with hypogonad. WHY? If primary pituitary disease should use novarel. Due to side effects of T, reserve till after 50. Pituitary hormone to stimulate your own T is more appropriate. ...Read more

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Can I apply androgel to accelerate my very sparse facial hair though my complte medical examination turned out fine except for obesity (BMI=37) age=18?

Can I apply androgel to accelerate my very sparse facial hair though my complte medical examination turned out fine except for obesity (BMI=37) age=18?

No: Androgel and testosterone replacement therapy is indicated for treating men with congenital or acquired androgen deficiency. Unless your total testosterone level is below 300 ng/dL you should NOT use these drugs. ...Read more

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What is your opinion of androgel?

What is your opinion of androgel?

Testosterone: Androgel is a topically applied form of testosterone. It is used to replace testosterone in appropriately selected patients. ...Read more

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How do you know androgel is working?

How do you know androgel is working?

Symptoms and labs: If you are using AndroGel for treatment of low t, your symptoms should improve as you use the medications. It is important to recheck your hormone levels, to include estrogen, to make sure your hormones are going the right direction. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do women use the same androgel as men?

Do women use the same androgel as men?

Women & Testosterone: I am not sure I am understanding what you are really asking. Taking testosterone masculinizes the female in rapid and significant ways. So, unless you are transgendered, then the treatment must be less than what men take or I need more information to clarify my response. ...Read more

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Androgel 1.62. Is it better to take at night?

Androgel 1.62. Is it better to take at night?

No: It's better to take in the morning. Gives the desired diurnal response with higher level in am, lower in pm. Also less risk of transference that way. ...Read more

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What medications are dangerous to take with androgel?

What medications are dangerous to take with androgel?

Medications: All medical conditions requiring therapy do not always turn out to be helpful.

Any time your doctor prescribes an additional medications make sure he/she tells you what they are for and then ask whether any new medicine will interfere with androgel.

Are you aware that testosterone by injection is way less expensive than Androgel? ...Read more

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Can androgel have the same effect as a selfinjection?

Can androgel have the same effect as a selfinjection?

No: Androgel is another method of administering testosterone, and is generally better than injections. It can return levels to normal but gives a normal level throughout the 24 hour day. Injections give an immediate spike to above normal levels, followed by several days of rapid decline to below normal levels before the next injection.
Unless cost is a factor, gels are generally better than injections. ...Read more

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What is androgel and what is it used for specifically?

It's testosterone.: Androgel is a form of the male hormone testosterone. It's used in men with low testosterone levels, and occasionally in transgendered folks who are transitioning from female to male. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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How long after starting androgel do you notice anything?

Quickly: You may notice improvement within the first two weeks, but sometimes it does take longer. ...Read more

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I'm taking androgel, what physical results can I expect?

If your testosterone: Level was low, normalizing it can cause improvements in well-being, strength, libido, etc. Check the androgel web site for more info. ...Read more

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How much does a 30 day supply of androgel 1.63 cost. Roughly?

Expensive: Cash price, without prescription coverage, is upwards of 500$. Check the manufacturer website for rebates or discount programs. ...Read more

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I'm 48 years old im taking androgel 10mg a day to which adg I could take it?

I'm 48 years old im taking androgel 10mg a day to which adg I could take it?

What is "adg"?: I love to answer this question, but I don't understand what "adg" means. But known to us, taking AndroGel is for men with confirmed low testosterone leading to hormonal ed. It can be used as long as you clinically need it. However, nothing is free but comes with a price; so it carries its own adverse effects such as fluid retention, hypertension, increased risk to heart, etc. ...Read more

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If androxal get approval can working by switching from androgel to androxal.?

Androxal: Has not been approved and, my opinion only, I would NOT switch even if approved unless your TREATING Health Care Provider suggests it!

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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Haw the best way to stop after 7 years of used androgel 10g and for how long.?

Haw the best way to stop after 7 years of used androgel 10g and for how long.?

Here are some...: Something best doesn't exist; if any & at best, it represents a momentary & situational comment & excitement. Besides, life is a one-way street of accumulation, modification, & continuation. So, seek re-evaluation & counseling so to deduce a reasonable way of approach to your quest after balancing medical necessities and professional possibilities. ...Read more

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