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Is it possible that taking HCG can increase leydig cell COUNT? Why or why not? It can be used in boys with undescended testi's correct?

Is it possible that taking HCG can increase leydig cell COUNT? Why or why not? It can be used in boys with undescended testi's correct?

See my remarks: I have used HCG to facilitate the dscent of unplpable testes..In scientific terms ,one can say these testicles were "retractile" ones. This means they go up & down. Yes,HCG influences the Leydig cells.WHY ? The testis & other glands like the ovary,thyroid,adrenal are under the inluence of the pituitary gland (mother gland) and it in turn is influenced by an area at the base of the brain -hypoth. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Testis (Definition)

One of the two oval male gonads (reproductive glands), located in the scrotum. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are the site of spermatogenesis and its ...Read more


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What is hcg?

What is hcg?

Pregnancy Hormone: Hcg or human chorionic gonadotropin, also commonly known as the pregnancy hormone. It is a hormone that is produced by the placenta of a pregnant woman. It is detectable in the blood and urine within days of fertilization. ...Read more

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Hcg serves as the basiis for what?

Hcg serves as the basiis for what?

Hormone: Hcg is human Chorionic Gonadotropin and is made by the human placenta. It's production during pregnancy has resulted in the development of the pregnancy test: both blood and urine tests (including the over the counter tests). It can be used in fertility treatments for both females and males. ...Read more

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My hCG has risen 1500 in 5days is this ok?

Not enough info: Maybe, maybe not. More information would be needed. If you are having levels drawn, then ask your doctor what they think. ...Read more

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What is hCG diet ?

What is hCG diet ?

Risky: There are lots of risks involved with a severe calorie restriction diet and with HCG injections. I would not recommend this to my patients. ...Read more

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What is an hCG shot?

What is an hCG shot?

Triggers ovulation : For women undergoing infertility treatment a bhcg hormone shot can be used to trigger ovulation to help people get pregnant. ...Read more

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Is hCG diet dangerous?

Is hCG diet dangerous?

Its probably safe: It will raise testosterone levels in men. The HCG diet has had side effects, but those are due to rapid weight loss (gall stones) and eating only 500 calories per day, starvation is not a great plan. I doubt the HCG itself causes many or any problems if used in low doses. ...Read more

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Does sublingual hCG work?

U mean HCG diet??: In my opmion that is usually garbage, I do HCG and 500 cal diet for my pts and I use subq HCG from a reputable pharmacy and we test the HCG on a preg test, a lot of HCG u get thru the internet is garbage and u need the proper conseling and monitoring during the diet , i did the diet my self 18 months ago and lost 24 lbs in 28 days and actually weigh a little less now, u need to do it right. ...Read more

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Is the hCG diet effective?

Is the hCG diet effective?

Hooey!: Bogus science, no substantive evidence to support its use, very low calorie diet that in itself can cause weight loss; can have significant side effects; banned by fda and mlb. Avoid it. Think twice about practitioners recommending it. ...Read more

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