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Dr. Alvin Lin
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Testosterone (Definition)

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Exposure to testosterone cream from spouse?

Exposure to testosterone cream from spouse?

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

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Exposure to testosterone cream from spouse. What do I do now?

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

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Can you apply lipoderm testosterone cream on genitals?

Can you apply lipoderm testosterone cream on genitals?

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

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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 more

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Can you use testosterone/esteriol cream vaginally while you are taking fluconazole?

Yes.: I question, though, why you would be using Testosterone cream. Not clinically tested in women, thus risk and benefit is unknown. Just asking to have you study the option and be aware of your choices. ...Read more

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Why can't testosterone cream be applied to the penis and scrotum?

Because they've: Not been tested in those areas and the absorption is totally different and unpredictable compared to the recommended areas. Take the medication properly, it doesn't do anything better when applied to the penis, it works through the vascular system. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin
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Testoderm (Definition)

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Androderm (Definition)

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