What are side effects of testosterone?

Heart attack & strok. Dr. Patel pointed out the obvious side effects that you can monitor along w/drop in good cholesterol. Too much testosterone supplementation can also increase blood pressure & thicken your blood (polycythemia). These 3 factors can increase your risk for heart attack and/or stroke. Excess testosterone can also be converted into Dht & Estradiol leading to prostate, hair & male breast issues.
MANY. High testosterone levels can cause unwanted hair, oily skin, acne, road rage, smaller testicles as well as changes in your cholesterol and hair loss.

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What are side effects of testosterone supplementation in men?

Few if needed. The key is to only use if needed and get the right amount to replace a deficit. Too much can cause problems with the prostate, atrophy of the testicles, fluctuations in libido and mood, elevated lipids, and acne. Blood levels of free testosterone can guide the amount of replacement. Read more...
Quite a few in fact. There are many...More than 400 characters worth. See this article link: http://www.Drugs.Com/sfx/testosterone-side-effects.Html. Read more...

What are the side effects of testosterone supplements?

Don't waste your $. There are no such things as testosterone supplements, at least none that are fda approved w/peer-reviewed data. Worst, the manufacturers are not required to demonstrate safety (think contamination) or efficacy of their product while being allowed to make miraculous claims as long as they display the fda disclaimer. So what side effects are possible? Anything & everything. The sky's the limit! Read more...
Several. If you keep your levels normal and not really high you can minimize side effects. Side effects can be elevated red cell counts, testicular atrophy and possibly pain, prostate growth among others for more: www.Peedoc.Com @thepeedoc. Read more...

What are side effects of axiron testosterone?

LOW T EVAL. Low T Evaluation and diagnosis of cause is critical. At 26 it is unusal and needs a through workup exam/labs/testiciular US/ and potentially a brain MRI. You will need regular Monitering of testosterone and PSA levels . Follow up with a through PCP and endocrine consult. Low T can cause symptoms of male menopause =ANDROPAUSE. Axiron/Androgel are well tolerated. Rash and inc sweat may occur. Read more...

What are the side effects of low testosterone?

How low is low? Patients may or may not notice any symptoms typically associated w/low testosterone. It depends upon what you're used to and how low is low. For instance, everyone agrees an F is failure. But some consider anything but an A equivalent to failure. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/male-hypogonadism/basics/definition/con-20014235 for info on hypogonadism or low T. Read more...

What are some of the side effects of testosterone therapy and anti-coagulation therapy?

Side effects. I presume you are a male on testosterone replacement. There are risks and benefits and lab studies should be done every three months. Testosterone by injection is far less expensive than other options for testosterone but that might be the treatment of your doctor's choice now that you are on anticoagulation therapy. Read more...

What are the side effects of being off testosterone injections for a month and level of 227?

Withdrawal. It is possible if you've been on prolonged testosterone replacement therapy that you body is no longer producing really any testosterone anymore. So you can be left in a worse of state than when you started. 227 is low but it also depends on where you started, length of treatment and levels during treatment. You can feel tired, weak and depressed if you stop treatment suddenly and levels drop. . Read more...