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Im 19 male. And wanting to take t-bomb( testosterone) to gain muscle quicker. Can it cause me to become infertile?

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Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes!

All forms of testosterone are male birth control and can completely shut down sperm production.
This is usually reversible but i advise you against taking any synthetic testosterones.

In brief: Yes!

All forms of testosterone are male birth control and can completely shut down sperm production.
This is usually reversible but i advise you against taking any synthetic testosterones.
Dr. Jesse Mills
Dr. Jesse Mills
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Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes!

All forms of testosterone are male birth control and can completely shut down sperm production.
This is usually reversible but i advise you against taking any synthetic testosterones.

In brief: Yes!

All forms of testosterone are male birth control and can completely shut down sperm production.
This is usually reversible but i advise you against taking any synthetic testosterones.
Dr. Jesse Mills
Dr. Jesse Mills
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Dr. Leila Wing
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Do not take it

There are only a few reasons to take testosterone and yours is not a good reason.
There is risk of infertility, yes, because testosterone taken from outside sources tells your brain to turn off your own body's production of testosterone and your testicles will shrivel up (atrophy). Do not take this dangerous drug for the reason you listed.

In brief: Do not take it

There are only a few reasons to take testosterone and yours is not a good reason.
There is risk of infertility, yes, because testosterone taken from outside sources tells your brain to turn off your own body's production of testosterone and your testicles will shrivel up (atrophy). Do not take this dangerous drug for the reason you listed.
Dr. Leila Wing
Dr. Leila Wing
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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
Anti-Aging Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Testosterone

should only be taken if low levels are present in the body and there are symptoms or signs of metabolic imbalance (low sex drive, loss of muscle mass, increased belly fat, etc.
). It should not be taken by a young, healthy person as testosterone taken from outside can shut off sperm production. This is usually but not always reversible, so I advise against taking testosterone for this reason.

In brief: Testosterone

should only be taken if low levels are present in the body and there are symptoms or signs of metabolic imbalance (low sex drive, loss of muscle mass, increased belly fat, etc.
). It should not be taken by a young, healthy person as testosterone taken from outside can shut off sperm production. This is usually but not always reversible, so I advise against taking testosterone for this reason.
Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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