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17yeards old. Hard to gain weight. No beard/no body hair. Had prevention surgery because i tended to have testicular torsion. Do I have low testoster?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Puberty

Boys (and girls) go thru puberty w/specific stages as popularized by tanner (http://www.
Fpnotebook.Com/endo/exam/mltnrstg.Htm). Development depends upon hormones like testosterone as well as genetics. Not every boy/man will have lots of facial or body hair. But all boys/men should have some pubic hair as early as 10yo & late as 15yo w/axillary hair by 14yo. So if none of that by 17yo, go see doc.

In brief: Puberty

Boys (and girls) go thru puberty w/specific stages as popularized by tanner (http://www.
Fpnotebook.Com/endo/exam/mltnrstg.Htm). Development depends upon hormones like testosterone as well as genetics. Not every boy/man will have lots of facial or body hair. But all boys/men should have some pubic hair as early as 10yo & late as 15yo w/axillary hair by 14yo. So if none of that by 17yo, go see doc.
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin
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In brief: 17

Not likely, at 17 your metabolism is quite high.
A balanced diet and excersize is the way to go. If an exam is normal there is very little chance of having a low t once you have gone through puberty.

In brief: 17

Not likely, at 17 your metabolism is quite high.
A balanced diet and excersize is the way to go. If an exam is normal there is very little chance of having a low t once you have gone through puberty.
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