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Would an injection of testosterone help me?

Would an injection of testosterone help me?

Depends: Testosterone replacement for men can help with fatigue, energy, muscle mass, memory and focus as well as depression. It can come as gels, creams, injections and compounded pills/creams. The level of testosterone, your response to meds and your compliance will affect what is the right medication for you. Speak with your physician. ...Read more

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How long is a testosterone injection good for?

How long is a testosterone injection good for?

Testosterone: Most administer every two weeks. Injections of testosterone provide the least physiologic blood levels of all dosing methods following administration. Typically there is a very high level followed by an abrupt decline over the next week or two. It is the cheapest, but least effective way to administer. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to feel the effects of a testosterone injection?

Please tell me how long it takes for to feel the effects of a testosterone injection?

Testosterone Effects: The ester will determine half life but feeling/seeing effects really depends on other hormones and enzymes interacting on the testosterone. Assume 2-3 weeks to determine noticeable effects; maybe sooner for test prop but again, it depends wildly for individual. If you dont see/feel changes you may have to switch delivery (inject vs cream), frequency or check other hormone interaction. ...Read more

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When will I start noticing changes in my body after getting my first injection of testosterone?

When will I start noticing changes in my body after getting my first injection of testosterone?

LOW T EVAL: Low T Evaluation and diagnosis of cause is critical. At 33 it is unusal and needs a through workup exam/labs/testiciular US/ and potentially a brain MRI. You will need regular Monitering of testosterone and PSA levels . Follow up with a through PCP and endocrine consult. Low T can cause symptoms of male menopause =ANDROPAUSE. Including anxiety/depression/insomnia. Topical ANDROGEL IS BETTER. ...Read more

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Im or sq injection for testosterone? Personal feelings on the efficacy/safety of each? Does level of bf factor in?

Im or sq injection for testosterone? Personal feelings on the efficacy/safety of each? Does level of bf factor in?

Why inject at all?: It's pretty rare for a 31-year-old to need testosterone at all. In the few cases it is indicated, oral will work just fine. As for inappropriate use of anabolic steroids, stay away! ...Read more

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My uro says with a cure of 4 injections test meaby after my natural testosterone will raise up and stay high ? True ?

Not clear: If you have testosterone deficiency , an injection will give you enough testosterone to function normally. I don't know why your urologist thinks this is a temporary situation ...Read more

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Testosterone only 190 30 year old male will testosterone injection help and do I have to keep doing it for levels to stay up.

Testosterone only 190 30 year old male will testosterone injection help and do I have to keep doing it for levels to stay up.

Cause: You need to know the cause before treatment. Sometimes low testosterone level is a symptom of something else. Optimal treatment depends on the cause. See your doctor to find this out. ...Read more

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My husband was just put on testosterone shots because his levels were extremely low. Can he take OTC testosterone with the injections?

My husband was just put on testosterone shots because his levels were extremely low. Can he take OTC testosterone with the injections?

LOW T EVAL: Low T Evaluation and diagnosis of cause is critical. At 33 it is unusal and needs a through workup exam/labs/testiciular US/ and potentially a brain MRI. You will need regular Monitering of testosterone and PSA levels . Follow up with a through PCP and endocrine consult. Low T can cause symptoms of male menopause =ANDROPAUSE. Including anxiety/depression/insomnia. Topical ANDROGEL IS BETTER. ...Read more

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Testosterone injections and dosage?

Testosterone: It depends on your level from blood work. Usually the dose is 200mg/ml. So 1 ml in the muscle once per week. Only your dr. Can determine this. ...Read more

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How safe are testosterone injections?

How safe are testosterone injections?

Testosterone: Testosterone injections are only safe if there is evidence of low testosterone levels. If your levels are normal you are asking for trouble if you keep increasing testosterone doses. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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