What effects would low testosterone levels during puberty have?

Low testosterone. In a male, very delayed pubertal signs.
Low testosterone. Low levels of this hormone during puberty can affect thepubertal changes to varying degrees depending on the levels. It may cause delayed maturation of bones to underdeveloped secondary sexual charactreristics. If you have low levels or your child has this please see an endocrinologist asap. It can also affect mood and activity levels.

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Would low testosterone levels during puberty cause my penis to not grow fully?

Testosterone. I don't understand your question. Forget about the levels at puberty, it is more important to know your testosterone levels now. Your doctor will take your history, examine you, and order appropriate labs. Only then can any management be considered. Read more...

Please tell me will low testosterone levels during puberty cause my penis to not have fully grown to its potential?

It depends how low. During puberty t levels are usually in the range of 50-200 ng//dl and in adults they are usually 250-800. If your t level during puberty never got above 100.It might explain why your penis has not grown as large as you were expecting and treatment could help. Read more...

What happens if I had low testosterone levels during puberty, would that of prevented my penis from growing to it's max potential?

Unknown. There is a study that correlates testosterone levels and penis size in newborns studied up to age 3, but I can find no studies correlating penis size and testosterone levels in puberty or adults. Read more...

Long term effects of low testosterone levels for a 19 year old?

Higher mortality. In short term, low t has been associated w/low bone mass & fracture, frailty & sarcopenia (loss of muscle), obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, depression, loss of libido, erectile dysfunction & more. Years later if untreated, worry about higher all-cause (gold standard of all studies), cardiovascular & cancer mortality (death rate) as shown in 7 different populations across the globe. Read more...

What to do about low testosterone levels?

Diagnose and treat. Your doctor should test to find out why testosterone is low --- is the pituitary gland or the testes not working? If the pituitary ('master gland') in the brain is under-performing, further tests and treatments are needed since many hormones may be involved. Treatment for low t include testosterone solution or gel or patch (all via skin) or mouth trouches or injected solution or implanted pellets. Read more...
See doctor. See urologist or endocrinologist to diagnose and treat low t. Read more...
Discuss with your Dr. You must have had your testosterone level checked for symptoms of low libido, ed or lack of energey. So obviously you want traetment. Discuss with your internist, who may be comfortable prescribing testosterone gel or injections. Your dr. May suggest seeing a urologist or endocrinologist. Always best to go thru your primary care dr. Read more...
Nothing unless . . . Low testosterone is just a number. We don't treat numbers (aside from blood pressure, cholesterol & glucose). Instead, we treat patients. So if you're tired, fatigued, fat w/o muscle despite diet & exercise, no sex drive w/erectile dysfunction, can't think clearly, and depressed, you might have hypogonadism which might be cured by increasing your t (beware some rx might affect sperm production). Read more...
Depends on age. If you're not worried about fertility in the future you can replace with pellets, topicals (androgen etc), injections or patches. If fertility is a concern there are some "off-label" treatments that can preserve fertility. For more: www.Peedoc.Com @thepeedoc. Read more...

How do you treat low testosterone levels?

Lots of options. First, let's be clear. We don't treat just b/c t is low. Patient also has to have constellation of symptoms, eg andropause or hypogonadism. Once established that treatment is indicated, options include patch (skin vs gum), cream/gel/lotion, pellet implant & injections. However, all these options are various forms of t and will shut down sperm production. If you want to father children, avoid this. Read more...
Many ways. First i assess for factors indirectly affecting testosterone levels/function, such as adrenal insufficiency, zinc deficiency, and high estrogen in the body due to being overweight/toxins/excessive soy intake. Once these have been addressed, if testosterone is still needed, best options are injections or pellets. Hcg is an option as well. If mild, can try dhea first ~25mg daily. Read more...

How to solve low testosterone levels. ..I'm 37?

Testosterone meds. If you have had testing that shows low testosterone, there are a number of medications including gels, injections and patches that can help treat the results of low testosterone such as erectile dysfunction and low energy levels. Read more...
need right answers. There is a lot of misinformation and even scams involving testosterone, prompted in part by heavy advertising for t products. You need to see a doc who will help you figure out if your t is abnormal, why is it low, is it in fact causing any symptoms, and should anything be done. These may not be easy questions. An endocrinologist or internist experienced with this should be able to help. Read more...

Can my boyfriend have low testosterone levels or is it somthing else?

What's the problem? If he's having erectile dysfunction, it's up to his physician to find the cause. Prolactinoma and hemochromatosis are two causes that a screen using serum testosterone will miss. Some men may be deeply in love with their partner but less able to perform with her than they are with images / ideas. Couples therapy and practice techniques in the bedroom may help. Ask you dr. Read more...