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I’m on testosterone replacement therapy. Will asking my dr for finasteride for hair loss offset any gains from supplemental testosterone?

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Dr. Joseph Mathews
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Not exactly

Finasteride prevents the conversion of testosterone to dht.
This only occurs in certain tissues (scalp/skin ; prostate). It is thought that too much Dht causes hair loss. Using Finasteride shouldn't effect your energy level or muscle mass, however there are reports that it can effect your libido.

In brief: Not exactly

Finasteride prevents the conversion of testosterone to dht.
This only occurs in certain tissues (scalp/skin ; prostate). It is thought that too much Dht causes hair loss. Using Finasteride shouldn't effect your energy level or muscle mass, however there are reports that it can effect your libido.
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