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My older sister was treated with testosterone for her endometriosis. Isn't this a potent male hormone and are they still using it for the treatment of endometriosis?

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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology
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In brief: Endo treatment

The medication Danazol is a weak form of testosterone, still being used for the treatment of endometriosis related pain.
Works well but side effects are wt gain, fuid retention, decrease breast size, acne , oily skin, facial hair growth. There are better drugs for the treatment of endo.

In brief: Endo treatment

The medication Danazol is a weak form of testosterone, still being used for the treatment of endometriosis related pain.
Works well but side effects are wt gain, fuid retention, decrease breast size, acne , oily skin, facial hair growth. There are better drugs for the treatment of endo.
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
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In brief: Yes & yes

Testosterone is a significant male hormone.

In brief: Yes & yes

Testosterone is a significant male hormone.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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