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You can kickstart male puberty with testosterone doses. If in middle of puberty, can you hurry development with this? Yes or no answer pleeeease :)

You can kickstart male puberty with testosterone doses. If in middle of puberty, can you hurry development with this? Yes or no answer pleeeease :)

Life is not yes or..: Congratulate you for reaching the mark of adulthood, ie, age 18 usually. Nonetheless, personal variation widely exists. It is absolutely not a good idea to try using testosterone before being evaluated to decide if you really need it. To help deal with life reality, peruse lists of Facts of Life - 1, 2, & 3 by clicking the BUTTON on the left of HOME of www.ForMeFirst.com. Best wish... ...Read more

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Puberty is the normal condition in which a humans physically change from child to a teenage pre-adult who is able to reproduce (become fertile, able to have children). Pubertal development is divided into 5 stages by appearance (Tanner stages). Adolescence is time when puberty occurs, and includes ...Read more


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As a 16 year old man, would testosterone speed up my physical development during puberty?

As a 16 year old man, would testosterone speed up my physical development during puberty?

No: Unless you have a deficiency, it shouldn't. And a true abscence would lead to non-formation of male genitalia. The presence of testosterone should be pretty clear with the deeper voice, facial hair, acne, sex drive. Let your body do it safely on its own. Low testosterone is typically diagnosed in older men, and people who previously used so many Anabolic steroids their body shut down production. ...Read more

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During puberty what are the functions of testosterone vs dihydrotestosterone? Which has greater influence on sexual development, facial hair & voice?

During puberty what are the functions of testosterone vs dihydrotestosterone? Which has greater influence on sexual development, facial hair & voice?

DHT: Dht has all the masculizing effects from hormones you asked about. Testosterone on its own is anabolic and good to build muscle and wellness effects on your psyche. Dht has all the bad effects. Testosterone converts into dht. ...Read more

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I am 18 with delayed puberty. Which testosterone therapy method is most effective to achieve full male development?(penis growth, facial hair ect.)

I am 18 with delayed puberty. Which testosterone therapy method is most effective to achieve full male development?(penis growth, facial hair ect.)

No single best way: No testosterone therapy is best for all. Each one has its pros ; cons. Can you tolerate shots? Are you allergic to adhesives? Is fertility an issue? (i'm referring to men in general) are you sure you're just delayed as opposed to some other cause? Doc who diagnosed you w/delayed puberty ie one who did complete evaluation to rule out other causes, should also discuss treatment options w/you. ...Read more

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What happens if a normal adolescent male was given some sort of testosterone injection or prohormone during puberty?

Here are some ...: The use of this sort is as anabolic hormone for bodybuilding, but does not come without a price, and will reduce natural testosterone production and even affect sperm production. So, don't use it for a normal adolescent male. If you have particular personal or professional agenda, it's most advisable to use it under professional counseling and monitoring so to balance its merits and demerits. ...Read more

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Sense your testosterone drops as you grow older, will you ever have less testosterone as an older person than you did before you hit puberty?

Sense your testosterone drops as you grow older, will you ever have less testosterone as an older person than you did before you hit puberty?

Possible...: Testosterone production peaks and plateaus around age 30. Afterwards, it slowly declines by roughly 1% every year, but usually still maintains at its normal lows with reasonable manhood in life. But, some may be functionally affected by low t. How to interpret low t? It can be tricky and needs to correlate with overall functionality and other comorbid conditions such as diabetes, obesity, thyroid. ...Read more

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Can taking testosterone boosters cause early puberty?

Can taking testosterone boosters cause early puberty?

Why?: There are no testosterone "boosters" except good health and nutrition and exercise. Don't get your medical info from friends, tv or the internet. All those supplements are garbage worthless and potentially harmful. ...Read more

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