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How do I know if my husband has low testostrone?

How do I know if my husband has low testostrone?

Get him tested: Tell him to see his doctor to get his testosterone level tested. You want to do it in the morning because that's when testosterone peaks. It's just a blood draw. ...Read more

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Dr. Alvin Lin
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How big is the chance to get pregnant if my husband has low testosterone?

How big is the chance to get pregnant if my husband has low testosterone?

Depends . . .: Low testosterone doesn't always imply low sperm count although latter does make it more difficult to impregnate one's partner. So if fertility is an issue along w/low t, 1st get a sperm count. If low, consider using (way) off-label hcg, Clomiphene or tamoxifen to increase both t & sperm. Whatever you do, don't fix low t w/t which will only render you really & truly infertile if you weren't already. ...Read more

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What are the chances of me getting pregnant if my husband has low testosterone ?

What are the chances of me getting pregnant if my husband has low testosterone ?

Depends : It is very important to know the condition of the sperm and to performed a semen analysis in order to estimate your ability to conceive. ...Read more

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My husband was just put on testosterone shots because his levels were extremely low. Can he take OTC testosterone with the injections?

My husband was just put on testosterone shots because his levels were extremely low. Can he take OTC testosterone with the injections?

LOW T EVAL: Low T Evaluation and diagnosis of cause is critical. At 33 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 =ANDROPAUSE. Including anxiety/depression/insomnia. Topical ANDROGEL IS BETTER. ...Read more

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My husbands testosterone level is 214. Is that considered a low level and should he be on a testosterone replacement.

My husbands testosterone level is 214. Is that considered a low level and should he be on a testosterone replacement.

Not so easy.: That level is lower than the 300 typically recommended as low. However, levels can vary widely within an individual. So, if he has symptoms and the repeat t level is low when taken on a morning blood draw, then the low level could in fact be real. Other hormones are measured to confirm this or pursue the cause including lh, prolactin and free testosterone. ...Read more

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What to do if my hubby and low testosterone question!! help!?

What to do if my hubby and low testosterone question!! help!?

Go see your doctor: Well, go see his doctor. My bias, but preferably a family doc (or general internist) to start. Lots of other causes that need to be addressed before working on low Testosterone. After fixing other causes of symptoms, if he truly has low T, then need to decide whether future fertility is desired. If yes, then avoid testosterone replacement therapy at all costs as TRT will cause infertility. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant if husband is on low dose of testosterone?

Fertility: Yes, depending on your husbands sperm count.Testosterone can cause the testes to shrink and thereby reduce sperm count. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant when my husband takes a low does of testosterone shots?

What are the chances of getting pregnant when my husband takes a low does of testosterone shots?

On the other hand: If you don't want to conceive at this time, use another form of birth control. While any testosterone dose may lower the sperm count, it only takes one sperm reaching the ovum to start a baby. It is not a reliable form of birth control. ...Read more

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