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Would a high testosterone level in women make their faces less feminine?

Would a high testosterone level in women make their faces less feminine?

Possibly: If a woman's testosterone level gets too high, she may experience increased facial hair growth, oil (sebum) production, and possible acne, but the bony structure of the face will not change. She may also develop a deeper voice. ...Read more

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What can cause a woman to have a high testosterone level?

What can cause a woman to have a high testosterone level?

High testosterone: That is hard for me to answer. Is anyone measuring your testosterone and if so, what are they finding? Please let me know. ...Read more

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When following an INDIAN diet, what are the foods which can be included in DAILY diet to maintain a high testosterone level?

When following an INDIAN diet, what are the foods which can be included in DAILY diet to maintain a high testosterone level?

Thyroid function: oral testosterone supplement are not proven to increase your testosterone level. You need to check thyroid function as well as free and total testosterone levels if you are fatigued. Please tell me what is Indian diet? ...Read more

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I have had my period for 3 months now, I have a high testosterone level and the bleeding is just getting worse severe cramps and lots of what should I?

I have had my period for 3 months now, I have a high testosterone level and the bleeding is just getting worse severe cramps and lots of what should I?

Possible PCO: when someone has a combination of increase testosterone as well as long heavy periods it brings up the topic of polycystic ovarian syndrome, which is not so much a problem specifically of the ovaries but it can be linked to problems such as diabetes hypertension and obesity. Subsets of that condition can include infertility and excess hair growth. The Bleeding can be helped with medications ...Read more

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What causes women to have high testosterone level?

What causes women to have high testosterone level?

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

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I am a female and have high testosterone level, can this cause me to not have babies later on?

I am a female and have high testosterone level, can this cause me to not have babies later on?

Possibly: You need to find out the reason for the high testosterone level. Many women have polycystic ovarian syndrome associated with high testosterone levels. This is also associated with infertility. Treatment depends on what is causing the high levels. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to lower a woman's high testosterone level? Any types of foods to avoid with pcos? Any types to consume more of?

Probably not...: PCOS has been known highly related with genetic factors. There has been no known natural ways to suppress testosterone, but a gyn-doc can help you with meidcations such as metformin and Clomiphene + low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession, which is foundation of healthcare and key to live a long, controlled, realistic, happy life. So, go to see a Gyn-Doc timely. Best wish. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed pcos, i'v high testosterone level 1.47 ng.Ml, I am 26 and i weigh 49 kgs. Please tell me what to do to get pregnant.Desperate?

I have been diagnosed pcos, i'v high testosterone level 1.47 ng.Ml, I am 26 and i weigh  49 kgs. Please tell me what to do to get pregnant.Desperate?

See an endocrine doc: Your testosterone is very high which is causing your periods to be irregular, and you need some additional testing to find out why. Pcos is most common in obese patients but we see it in normal weight patients too. There are medications which can suppress t production and help you get pregnant but first you need a complete evaluation to see why your ovaries or adrenals are overproducing t. ...Read more

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Doc wht causes high testosterone level which increase DHT causing baldness.Docs say ejaculation of sperm excessively does not cause baldness at age2o?

Doc wht causes high testosterone level which increase DHT causing baldness.Docs say ejaculation of sperm excessively does not cause baldness at age2o?

Genetics & health: Testosterone level reflects your genetics & your health. You're born to produce a certain amount (wide range of normal). You can decrease that amount via bad health habits. To some extent you can increase your t by losing fat weight. That's where exercise is important. Masturbation does not count as exercise significant enough to raise t. Genetics also determines baldness & t conversion into dht. ...Read more

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Doc what causes high testosterone level which increase DHT causing baldness.Docs say ejaculation of sperm excessively does not cause baldness at age20?

Doc what causes high testosterone level which increase DHT causing baldness.Docs say ejaculation of sperm excessively does not cause baldness at age20?

Genetics & health: Testosterone level reflects your genetics & your health. You're born to produce a certain amount (wide range of normal). You can decrease that amount via bad health habits. To some extent you can increase your t by losing fat weight. That's where exercise is important. Masturbation does not count as exercise significant enough to raise t. Genetics also determines baldness & t conversion into dht. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages of high testosterone levels?

What are the disadvantages of high testosterone levels?

It really depends...: High levels of testosterone may increase your risk for conversion to either Dht (which can cause acne and balding) or estrogen (which can lead to water retention and gynecomastia). We are finding now that normal levels are very important and can reduce your risk for various diseases such as heart attacks and strokes in addition to just making you feel much better. ...Read more

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What are some of the benefits of high testosterone levels?

Benefits?: Testosterone helps build lean muscle mass and increase hemoglobin but the levels should not be higher than normal because of adverse effects such as increased risk of heart attacks, obstructive sleep apnea, increased hemoglobin and potential stroke or clots. It also increases risks of prostate cancer. ...Read more

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How to know if I have high testosterone levels for a female?

How to know if I have high testosterone levels for a female?

Blood test: One way is to get your blood drawn and check your results against normal reference range. But we're here to treat patients, not numbers. So don't get tested unless your have signs & symptoms of hirsutism (http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hirsutism/basics/definition/con-20028919) or virilization (http://goo.gl/j57bVd). If so, then go see your doc. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have high testosterone levels for a female?

How do I know if I have high testosterone levels for a female?

By: Blood test, but there may be some clues, like deeper voice, increased facial hair and others. ...Read more

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I need help! How do I know if I have high testosterone levels for a female?

Test: The only way to know for sure is to get blood testing. Be sure to have both your free and total testosterone levels checked. ...Read more

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What happens if I use testosterone propionate if my testosterone level is high?

What happens if I use testosterone propionate if my testosterone level is high?

Why: Would you want to? Not only would it be illegal, but also potentially dangerous. That makes no sense whatsoever. Stop getting your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. This is your life and your body we're talking about, not a wind-up toy. ...Read more

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It's okay to use testosterone propionate if my testosterone level is high right?

It's okay to use testosterone propionate if my testosterone level is high right?

Why would you?: Not sure why you would want to use a synthetic testosterone formulation if your natural testosterone level is already high? Adding the test prop will lower your body's own production of testosterone. ...Read more

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