Low Testosterone Level

The normal range of testosterone in men is between 250 ng/dL and 1100 ng/dL. Low levels of testosterone in men causes decreased sex drive, weight gain, depression, fatigue, and less body hair. The levels of testosterone fall as a man ages, but some conditions like AIDS, alcoholism, and liver disease can also cause it.

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Will Clomifene help in increasing testosterone levels?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 36-year-old male. I have been having issues with ED, fatigue, irritability, and urinary urgency. I just felt like my nether regions are lacking in nutrition. Penis feels abnormally limp and dead a lot, and have trouble maintaining erections during sex. Also, I am leaking urine ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The doctor basically gave you Clomifene because most likely he suspected that since you have gynaecomastia, therefore, there might be low prolactin levels as well and Clomifene is an anti-estrogen drug, therefore it will help to decrease the gynaecomastia and possibl...  Read Full »

What does low testosterone and high SHBG indicate?

Query: Hello doctor,I got bloodwork done for possible low T.My SHBG is higher, out of the normal range, even though the rest of my blood work is very good to excellent. My doctor told me that this is uncommon. I am curious as to how concerned I should be about this?  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.I read your query and seen your lab reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identiy).Your report does suggest some concerning things such as high creatinine and low GFR (glomerular filtration rate), which suggest kidney dysfunction and a high SHBG (sex hormone b...  Read Full »

Does Cernos gel help erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hello doctor, I have low libido problem. As a result of which I am suffering from ED since two years. I am 38 years old, married and having one daughter aged 6 years. I had some issue of erectile dysfunction at 32 years, but it got sorted by itself. I checked my testosterone and it was 295 ng/dL and...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, your symptoms are due to testosterone deficiency. And you do need testosterone supplement. Well, Depot injection was actually a good option. But, it comes with side effects. Still it is a good option as you need to take injection just once in one or two months. Testo...  Read Full »

Can low levels of vitamin D and testosterone cause forgetfulness?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 50 year old. My height is 179 cm and weight 85 kg. Recently, I have tested for free testosterone and vitamin D. Both are on lower side. I am also taking Thyronorm 75 mg since last 7-8 years. I have attached my medical file of past health issues. After 7 PM, I feel very low and confu...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, for your low testosterone and low vitamin D you need to take supplements. For vitamin D, I recommend Cholecalciferol sachets or tablets 60000 units weekly once for three months. Also take Calcium supplements every night. For testosterone, you need to get Testoster...  Read Full »

Can bariatric surgery be repeated?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 41 years old. I am suffering from hypothyroidism and for which I am taking Thyroxine 175 mcg daily. My height is 5'10" and my current weight is 127 kg. Two years ago, I had sleeve gastrectomy and lost only 20 kg. The surgeon now advised me to get gastric bypass surgery. But I am not...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and the reports (attachment removed to protect identity). Your testosterone level is normal. Though on the lower side of the normal range, there is nothing needs to be done to increase testosterone. There are medications to increase testostero...  Read Full »

Are swollen breast and less facial hair signs of infertility?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old male. My weight is 65 kg and height is 5'5". I am having enlarged breast and very less facial hair. Will this lead to infertility? I am not taking any medicine. I have consulted an endocrinologist regarding this. He examined my chest and suggested me to get a hormon...  Read Full »


Dr. Neeru Bharadwaj

Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern and what you are going through from your report (attachment removed to protect patient identity), there is nothing to worry since it is not a major problem. Your condition is false gynecomastia. There is excess fat in your breast area and ...  Read Full »

Am I gaining weight because of low testosterone level?

Query: Hello doctor, My current weight is 92 kg, and my height is 5 feet 8 inches. I have a regular weight gain problem. In the past, I have got done tests like thyroid, testosterone, and cortisol. Please advise if any other test can be done to diagnose a problem. I have a very strict diet and exercise....  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.I have read through your query in detail. Please find my observations below. If obesity runs in your family, then that might have influenced your weight gain. Such weight gain is genetic and therefore if your parents and relatives have a tendency of obesity then it is ge...  Read Full »

How can I increase the length of my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, My penis size is 4 inches when erect but all my friends have a length of 5.5 to 6. I feel embarrassed in front of my fiancee. Can I increase it to 6 inches because I think that nothing is impossible? Is there any way? I also suffered erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. The...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. There is no medically proven treatment to increase the penis size. It cannot be increased, unless you have hormonal problems like if the serum (blood) testosterone and LH are low. Size of the penis varies from person to person, l...  Read Full »

What are the chances to have low testosterone if family male members have low level?

Query: Hello doctor, If my dad and just recently my 20 years old brother both have low testosterone levels, what are the chances that I will too? I am 18 years old.  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If low testosterones are due to secondary (acquired) causes then you are spared. The cause of low testosterone should be ascertained in your father which could be done only after detailed history and physical examination because there are number of causes for low testos...  Read Full »

I am suffering from weak erections. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from weak erections and they are not hard enough and also I do not experience morning erections. For many years I could not experience due to excessive masturbation. I also see foamy urine (probably semen) and urine dribbling. I suffer from loss of appetite, too many gases...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the reports and the reports are fine but the testosterone levels are low. This should be evaluated properly. If you are obese then high weight could be the cause of low levels. This might be contributing to poor erection. Testosterone injections a...  Read Full »

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