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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Why did my sexual drive suddenly reduce when I was 18 years old?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 36 years old, and I have a low sex drive. My sexual drive got really low when I was 18 years old. Previously I took the tablet Zoloft. Currently, I am taking tablets Abilify, Adderall, and Lamotrigine. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Low libido has many reasons as follows: 1) Infections can be due to urine infection (can do complete urine examination and ultrasound pelvis) to diagnose the cause. 2) Diabetes and hypertension - Ensure blood pressure and blood sugar levels ...  Read Full »

I am not able to feel anything while having sex, but I am fine by myself. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I lost my virginity to my girlfriend and we have had sex multiple times but I can not finish. I can barely feel anything after about a minute, I am able to finish only by myself.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Loss of libido can be due to a variety of reasons such as urine infection which can be diagnosed by complete urine examination and pelvis ultrasound; hormonal disturbances like low testosterone, low levels of thyroid, and high levels of prolactin. Obesity can also be li...  Read Full »

Is it possible to cure my low sexual drive by testosterone levels?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30 year old male, who weighs 115 kg, and I am 6.3 feet tall. I got married, but I do not know about my problem when I got married, I do not have sexual desire, and I do not feel like touching my wife. So, I went to a doctor, who did some tests and told me that my testosterone is on...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The testosterone level at your age should be around 500 ng/dL, so 229 ng/dL is very low. This could be the reason for poor libido in your case. I suggest visiting a good endocrinologist for evaluation to find out the reason for low testosterone. If no cause is found, t...  Read Full »

Can you please suggest if I should improve my testosterone levels?

Query: Hello doctor, My testosterone report is attached herewith. Does it need to be improved?  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. I have seen the reports that you attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity). First of all, I would like to inform you that for a 31 year young male, 463 ng/dl of testosterone is perfectly normal and there i...  Read Full »

I am depressed; I have sexual dysfunction, no erection, and a low sexual desire. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from anxiety and depression. I have palpitation and breathlessness. I am taking Panazep 25, Bupron 150 and Dicorate 500. I have sexual dysfunction, no erection, and a low desire. My doctor prescribed me Sildenafil 50 but, I am worried about its side effects. Please sugg...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. There could be the following reasons for an erection problem: Ongoing anxiety and depression: The proper treatment of anxiety and depression will rectify this issue. Panazep (Paroxetine) is known to cause sexual dysfuncti...  Read Full »

Is it possible for an otherwise healthy person to have gynecomastia?

Query: Hello doctor, I had prolactinoma diagnosed with secondary hypogonadism. I was treated with cabergoline and hydrocortisone for a few years and then taken off hydrocortisone when the adrenals began to function properly. My most recent blood tests came back normal, and I was tested for loads of other...  Read Full »

Dr. Sumit Srivastava

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Gynecomastia could be due to a testosterone deficiency, thyroid disorder or adrenal insufficiency in your case. Since your prolactin levels are normal and there is no further growth, it is no longer due to the prolactinoma. I would suggest you have your serum testoster...  Read Full »

I am facing erectile dysfunction for a year. How to get treated?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 33 years old. My height is 182 cm and weight is 90 kg. I do not have the habit of smoking, but I drink. Please go through my blood reports. I have been facing erectile dysfunction for the last one year. I have tried Megalis (Tadalafil) and Manforce (Sildenafil citrate). When...  Read Full »

Dr. Deep Dutta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your testosterone level of 132 ng/dL is suggestive of hypogonadism (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your HbA1c (glycosylated hemoglobin) of 6.2% is suggestive of prediabetes. Have you had diabetes ever? Have you taken any medications for diabet...  Read Full »

I am suffering from erectile dysfunction and my testicles are shrinking. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,My testicles are shrinking, and my pubic hair does not grow anymore. I am always depressed and also suffering from erectile dysfunction. Please help me with this problem.  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.The problem that you are suffering from is due to reduced testosterone levels. The ultrasound report (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) shows bilateral varicocele. Varicocele can cause the shrinking of the testis. Mood swings and depression are also e...  Read Full »

I have been diagnosed with ADHD and anxiety. My testosterone levels are low. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old male. I have been diagnosed with anxiety and ADHD and have noticed some signs of low testosterone and a few other things. I went to a GP and got blood work done. Almost everything was normal, except my testosterone which was 281 ng/dL, and my total cholesterol was 3...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. The testosterone hormone has pulsatile nature. The value is effected by season, even intraday, so a single testosterone level is not considered diagnostic. But in your case, there are multiple reasons because ...  Read Full »

My voice sounds like a girl's voice. What can I do about that?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18 year old male, who weighs 112 kg. But, my voice does not match my body. My voice sounds too low and on phone, it sounds like a girl's voice. When I am talking with someone, they cannot hear me, and I need to focus and speak loudly.  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Udey

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.It seems that as per your age, your body weight is much higher than normal. In obese people, the testosterone levels can be on the lower side. As testosterone is the male hormone that determines the secondary sexual characters in males, it influences the hoarse male voi...  Read Full »

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