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Treatment For High Testosterone Level In Women
Anti-androgens: While spironolactone is typically used as a water pill in high blood pressure & heart failure etc, it can also be prescribed for its anti-androgen effects (http://www.drugs.com/spironolactone.html). Depending upon effect of "high" testosterone, hormonal contraception can also be used to combat some signs & symptoms, such as acne. Best to check w/your family doc to first discover cause of high T. ...Read more
Adrenal androgen: Hi. DHEA is an adrenal androgen. Do you have male pattern hair growth and/or irregular periods? If you're not taking DHEA, your elevation is coming from your adrenals. This can be seen in some types of congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Cushing's syndrome, and other rarer adrenal problems. I suggest you see an endocrinologist for a proper evaluation including diagnostic tests. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!: As long as appropriate screening for latent prostate cancer is performed, then older men can safely take it if they need it. Interestingly, there are new studies that suggest safety in localized cancer w/low gleason scores during active monitoring but this should definitely be discussed w/your uro-oncologist. But final answer is yes, men of any age w/low t can be treated safely w/benefit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info...: Without further info on the detailed specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of your related symptoms/concerns + physical exam + testing as need, it is hard to deduce right diagnosis for right treatment. However, to do these correctly could not be that hard by following suggestions in articles in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html & http://www.formefirst.com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions. ...Read more
Masculinization: Women are estrogen based systems but have some testosterone, which is not affects by menstrual cycles, or menapause. Normal blood levels are around 40ng/dl. If your testosterone level is low, you will be fatigued, and perhaps experience low libido. If your testosterone levels grossly exceed normal, masculine side effects can occur including facial hair deepening of your voice, clitoral enlargement. ...Read more
What would cause high androsterone and high androstanediol but low testosterone in a woman in her thirties?
Depends . . .: It's possible to have issues w/enough lh or leydig cells such that testosterone is low yet fsh ; sertoli cells are fine so no fertility issues. However, taking testosterone in any shape or form will essentially render you infertile as it will shut down your fsh and thus sperm production. If you need to boost your t and maintain fertility, consider off-label hcg, Clomiphene or tamoxifen. Good luck! ...Read more
In PCOS patients can high bioavailable testosterone cause high LH, or does the high LH cause bio test to increase? Insulin, total testosterone normal.
Testosterone: testosterone production in females in mostly from the theca cells of the ovarian cortex, stimulated by LH from the pituitary. High testosterone may feedback to suppress LH, but not the other way around. The amount of available (free) vs. bound is not directly influenced by LH. ...Read more
Depends: On why it is high. Have your doctor that did the test explain why it is high. ...Read more
Low testosterone, high prolactinin.... In at 7.8 in 7-24 scale. Can i get testosterone therapy? I live in norway
Normal Prolactin?: Elevated prolactin inhibits t production. It also negatively impacts fertility and erections. The pituitary needs imaging. The prolactin value you list appears to be in the normal range. If this is post-treatment, then your low testosterone (t) should improve. As for t replacement, at your young age i would advise against it. Direct replacement will have a negative impact on your fertility. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Stress ranks high up there. In this day & age, worry about finances, mortgage, job security, etc can distract & decrease one's libido. Worry about family & friends can do so, too. If you're not happy in your relationship w/your partner, it's difficult to be sexually interested. Despite being in "good" health, bad lifestyle choices like smoking, excess alcohol & other illicit drugs can decr libido. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on the age: Probably most common is hyperthecosis, an ovarioan issue that occurs after menopause. Testosterone and testosterone like substances come from two sources most commonly, ovaries and adrenal glands. A specialist can figure this out for you. Teststerone secreting tumors are extraordinarily rare. ...Read more
Can the blood test DHEAS serve any benefit in standard testing for idiopathic fatigue? My level was low-I am 37/Male. Implications of low DHEA S?
A male has normal testosterone levels but low LH \fsh levels. What are the chances that the low lh/fsh are the cause of a low libido? And why?
Here are some ...: Over the past 4-5 decades, I have never read or heard articles or discussions on the tale or concern of connecting cellulite with low-T &/or high-estrogen. But, I've been impressed with hereditary trend to cellulite. Nowadays, more young men have low-T than used to be due to increasing incidence of metabolic syndromes, obesity, drug overuse/abuse, stress, poor lifestyle, etc. So, test T if needed. ...Read more
Is there a normal level of estradiol for males in their thirties? Is there a normalized estrogen-testosterone ratio?
How much do testosterone levels vary in young men throughout the day. Should the levels always stay in the "normal" range. Free testosterone blood test was low but at 3:30pm , had two tests both low.
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