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What's testosterone used for in women?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: Same as in men

Low testosterone levels in men and women can be returned to normal by testosterone supplementation in order to improve mood, thinking/memory, bone strength, sex drive plus erectile function in men.
Testosterone supplementation can help increase muscle & decrease fat in those who also exercise & eat properly. Testosterone has similar risks in both men & women including heart attack & stroke, etc.

In brief: Same as in men

Low testosterone levels in men and women can be returned to normal by testosterone supplementation in order to improve mood, thinking/memory, bone strength, sex drive plus erectile function in men.
Testosterone supplementation can help increase muscle & decrease fat in those who also exercise & eat properly. Testosterone has similar risks in both men & women including heart attack & stroke, etc.
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin
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Dr. Gurney Pearsall
Anti-Aging Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Off vs On Label Rx

On label use = not used off label use = to correct symptomatically low levels of testosterone.
Testosterone supplementation and/or replacement therapy is usually a compounded rx that is often accompanied by a prescription of estrogen and/or progesterone.

In brief: Off vs On Label Rx

On label use = not used off label use = to correct symptomatically low levels of testosterone.
Testosterone supplementation and/or replacement therapy is usually a compounded rx that is often accompanied by a prescription of estrogen and/or progesterone.
Dr. Gurney Pearsall
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Dr. David Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Rarely

Tesosterone is very difficult to use in women because the required doses are so small and difficult to regulate.
Testosterone in women will increase sex drive, but can have many very harmful consequences. Best to avoid.

In brief: Rarely

Tesosterone is very difficult to use in women because the required doses are so small and difficult to regulate.
Testosterone in women will increase sex drive, but can have many very harmful consequences. Best to avoid.
Dr. David Sneid
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