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What would cause high androsterone and high androstanediol but low testosterone in a woman in her thirties?

What would cause high androsterone and high androstanediol but low testosterone in a woman in her thirties?

Labs: Polycystic Ovary Syndromne and adrenal disorders can cause this. Follow up with yur doctor to figure this out or schedule a virtual consult ...Read more

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What are the effects of women having low testosterone ?

What are the effects of women having low testosterone ?

Similar to men: Aside from erectile dysfunction, women can experience the same symptoms of low testosterone as men, eg loss of sex drive (libido), loss of muscle, increase in fat, loss of bone strength (density), depression, cognitive dysfunction, etc. Currently, we don't have fda approved treatments although off-label use of testosterone has demonstrated remarkable benefits in individuals under close supervision. ...Read more

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What does low testosterone in a female indicate ?

What does low testosterone in a female indicate ?

See answer: While doctors are increasingly aware of the benefits of testosterone (t) therapy for t-deficient men, evidence that women also become testosterone deficient is largely ignored. More and more evidence is coming forth suggesting that t is an important hormone as well for women, especially in terms of staying fit, lean, and sexually active. Lack of knowledge and concerns over safety likely 2 continue. ...Read more

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What problems can low testosterone cause in women?

What problems can low testosterone cause in women?

Low libido: But this is reversible with low dose testosterone supplementation ...Read more

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What does it mean for a female to have low testosterone?

What does it mean for a female to have low testosterone?

Sensitive subject: Testosterone, when in normal levels plays an important role by helping women to feel and look smarter, younger, stronger, and improve female sexual function. Low testosterone in women often misdiagnosed with anxiety and/or depression. You also should know that replacing testosterone in women is controversial and it's not approved by the fda. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the symptom when a women have a low testosterone?

Help please? What is the symptom when a women have a low testosterone?

Maybe: Hi. Maybe a low libido, but that's a soft call. If your libido's fine for you and your partner, low testosterone's not a problem at all. If libido IS low or a problem in your relationship(s), we do treat women (off label) with low dose testosterone. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of low testosterone in women?

What are the symptoms  of low testosterone in women?

Female & Testosteron: Not sure where this question is coming from or what you are really asking. But, yes, women do have some testosterone and men have some estrogen. There are no symptoms to report in either scenario. ...Read more

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What would cause high androsterone and high androstanediol but low testosterone in a woman in her thirties?

Labs: Polycystic Ovary Syndromne and adrenal disorders can cause this. Follow up with yur doctor to figure this out or schedule a virtual consult ...Read more

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I am a 34 year old woman and some recent blood tests reveled very low testosterone (<3 ng/dl). Can this still be normal for a woman?

I am a 34 year old woman and some recent blood tests reveled very low testosterone (<3 ng/dl).  Can this still be normal for a woman?

May be: Most hormone levels vary during the day. It would be useful to talk to your doctor about repeating the test with morning blood sample. See this site for information. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003707.htm ...Read more

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