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Topical Testosterone Cream
Need to avoid!: Several topical testosterone gels/solution are applied to skin to treat male hypogonadism (low testosterone). A very important precaution of using these rxs is to avoid contact with others in the family, especially children and women. If women are exposed to excess testosterone, they may have male-like hair growth (face, chest) acne, increased muscle mass, irregular periods, clitoromegaly, etc. ...Read more
Testisterone: Occasional, limited exposure by touch is very unlikely to cause masculinizing symptoms in a female. I would caution that even small or occasional touch exposure might be a problem to a developing fetus if you were to be pregnant though. ...Read more
My total testosterone is normal, yet my free testosterone is very low. Can compounded creams help raise my free testosterone?
Testosteron: The only testosterone biologically active in your system is free testosterone. If that is low then you are defcient in testosterone. Creams made up by compounding pharmacist which contain the correct dose of testosterone can be used daily on the skin to raise your low testosterone to optimal levels. Usually you should consult with doctors who are familiar with this ---practicing intergrative me. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
T: Not recommended. It is designed for absorption on skin. ...Read more
Yes but....: Yes. Advantages - much better absorption. (twice as good, from some authorities). Disadvantages - i heard in a seminar that i went to that this can result in more Dht conversion, which means, theoretically, more prostate problems and male pattern baldness in guys. I would be interested to hear what my other colleagues think about this. :). ...Read more
(20 year old male) I took 250mg bio identical testosterone cream, which was not prescribed to me, once (never before). Did I close my growth plates?
(20 year old male) I took 300mg bio identical testosterone cream, which was not prescribed to me, once (never before). Did I close my growth plates?
No.: Although that is a rather high dose of topical testosterone, a single dose should not cause lasting harm. Also, one can assume skeletal maturity by age 20 or 21, so the growth plates may already be closed. Be aware that unsupervised testosterone supplementation can cause problems. If unsupervised, you are somewhat likely to increase estrogen and have just the opposite effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How effectiv is rubbing testosterone cream on your penis in terms of penis growth?How long do u have to apply it until results show?What is it called?
Not at all.: This practice is not recommended.Get a more detailed answer ›
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