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Causes Of Low Testosterone Levels
What would cause high androsterone and high androstanediol but low testosterone in a woman in her thirties?
Many causes: Any problem in the testosterone pathway from the brain to the pituitary to the testicle can lead to low testosterone levels. Levels decline as you get older, but not to below normal levels. Medication, trauma, alcohol, tobacco, radiation, toxins can all lead to low t levels. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more
Pituitary or testes?: In general, one can think of low testosterone as either being due to dysfunction in the pituitary ("master gland"), or the testes themselves. Checking pituitary hormones (prolactin, lh, fsh) can distinguish between these two categories, and let your doctor determine whether scanning is needed. Illness and narcotic drugs will alter pituitary function, while alcohol injures the testes to cause low t. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is genito femoral nerve any way associated wid testosterone production?can partial damage 2 internal wiring of this nerve cause low testosterone level
No.: Nothing whatsoever. For more information, consult a textbook on human physiology. It's really a shame how poorly we educate most Americans about their own bodies. That's what's responsible for the billions of dollars wasted out of gullibility to ignorant or dishonest "authorities" and on useless nostrums. ...Read more
Zinc: Shouldn't, but I would need much more information to help answer your question. If you have the time you could see your doctor about this. ...Read more
If i was hit in testicles during sports could this cause my borderline low testosterone level? Could both be damaged at the same time
Is it my long term methadone addiction that is causing my very low testosterone levels & if so is it possible if I stop my methadone use for my testos?
LOW T EVAL: Low T Evaluation and diagnosis of cause is critical. At 26 it is unusal and needs a through workup exam/labs/testiciular US/ and potentially a brain MRI. You will need regular Monitering of testosterone and PSA levels . Follow up with a through PCP and endocrine consult. Low T can cause symptoms of male menopause You would need to stop METHADONE AND RECHECK LEVELS. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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