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Why Is My Free Testosterone Level Low But The The Total Is Normal
My free testosterone level is lowest normal,i have symptoms of low t.is it dangerous to take cidoteston shot every 2 or 3 months?!i tried once and wow
20 year old girl free testosterone level is 2,0 is it normal? ( 2,6-5,5 pg ml written as norma for fertile woman )
Probably normal: Hi. That's probably normal. I'm not sure what you're really trying to find out. Why did some doctor measure your free testosterone? Usually that's to work up hirsutism (male pattern hair growth) and/or irregular/absent periods. If it was for a low libido workup, it may be an issue. Are you cycling normally? Free testosterone will vary with your cycle, and repeating it may be normal. Need more info ...Read more
I am 29, what happens if I have a total testosterone level of 188 and a free testosterone level of 5.5?
Hypogonadism: It's always best to interpret result in context of reference range. With that said, your total t sounds pretty low, which could negatively impact energy, mood, cognition, bone strength, muscle mass, sex drive, heart disease risk etc. However, before embarking on t replacement, need to figure out cause eg hemochromatosis, pituitary adenoma, h/o mumps orchitis, etc. Also need to decide upon fertilit. ...Read more
I have free testosterone level of 540, I read average for my age range (18-25) is around 428 (Im 18). What percentile do you think I would be in?
Excellent: At age 19, I am surprised you had a Testo level...but it is fine. If there are other problems then those would need to be considered ...Read more
What kinds of tests are a ferritin level, thyroid hormone, free testosterone level ? Tests for hair thinning or hair loss.
Overall health: Every man should have an occasional serum ferritin since hemochrmoatosis is common, deadly and treatable. Testosterone assays are of little value in a baldness workup despite what you may hear, but worthwhile in an erectile dysfunction workup. Hypothyroidism leads to a non-male-pattern baldness and thyroid screen is worthwhile every few years. ...Read more
Are a ferritin level, thyroid hormone, free testosterone level all blood tests ? Tests for hair thinning or hair loss.
But I feel my free Testosterone levels 10pg/ml are very low far from normal levels (2%of serum Testosterone in this case 8 ng/dL =80pg/ml).Do you have an opinion on this?
Testosterone: deficiency shows up in growing age with signs of not growing hair, small libido otherwise in adulthood testing is not necessary. testosterone inj. or ointments don't help except the seller. Mine differences are not a clinical condition.Avoid caffeine, drinking, TV in room. Do regular exercise and get busy with ur studies or work. Don’t dx yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
Tsh 24.3 but t3/4 levels normal. Low free testosterone. Woukd could this indicate? Have been on armour thyroid for 3 months now. Low sex drive too.
Low thyroid : yes the values indicate low thyroid. You are on right treatment. Don't know what dose you are taking. you need to see your physician and ask if your dosage is ok. Then let him check your testostetone levels. Your physician seems to be smart physician who put you on armour thyroid. Stick with him ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer