What are the effects of high testosterone in females?

Various. High testosterone in females can lead to weight gain, acne, hair growth, infertility, abnormal periods, cliteromegaly, aggression, increases in sex drive, abnormal cholesterol, high blood counts, liver problems, etc. None of these are good. Don't take testosterone if you're a female, and if you have endogenous elevation of testosterone, have your doctor check out why and treat it.

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What are some ways to treat high testosterone in females?

Endocrinologist. High testosterone levels in females could be a marker for endocrine problems in females coming from dna abnormalities, or hypothalamic/ or other central brain disorders. You need to rule out skin to skin transference from a male partner using a prescription transdermal testosterone like AndroGel of Axiron to name a few. Skin to skin contact should be avoided for at least 6 hours after applicaton. Read more...

Are high testosterone men attracted to feminine or masculine females?

Unknown. Interesting question, but I know of no studies that have looked to answer this question. Testosterone increases male libido, but I doubt that it changes ones sexual preferences. Read more...

I am a female and have high testosterone level, can this cause me to not have babies later on?

Possibly. You need to find out the reason for the high testosterone level. Many women have polycystic ovarian syndrome associated with high testosterone levels. This is also associated with infertility. Treatment depends on what is causing the high levels. Read more...
Probably But See MD. If you have not seen an md about this, i think you should seriously consider it. If you would like to read an in-depth article on androgen excess, see this artcle link: http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/273153-overview. Read more...

What are your treatment options for high testosterone levels in females?

Anti-androgens. While spironolactone is typically used as a water pill in high blood pressure & heart failure etc, it can also be prescribed for its anti-androgen effects (http://www.drugs.com/spironolactone.html). Depending upon effect of "high" testosterone, hormonal contraception can also be used to combat some signs & symptoms, such as acne. Best to check w/your family doc to first discover cause of high T. Read more...