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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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 »
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 »
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 »
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.Testost... Read Full »
How to know the reason for low testosterone?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 34 years old. My weight is 84 kg. I am married for four years. I am unable to make a relationship with my wife. The erection problem is there for the past two years. I checked my testosterone level, which is 183. Why is it low? Please advise me the ways to increase the testosterone l... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your testosterone is quite low. We first need to find the cause of that. In that regard, I recommend the following tests to you. FBS (fasting blood sugar), PPBS (postprandial blood sugar), SHBG (sex hormone-binding globulin), TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone), seru... 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 feet and 10 inches, and my current weight is 127 kg. Two years ago, I had a sleeve gastrectomy and lost only 20 kg. The surgeon now advised me to get gastric bypass sur... Read Full »
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, nothing needs to be done to increase testosterone. There are medications to increase testosterone lev... Read Full »
Why do I have high prolactin and low testosterone levels in the body?
Query: Hello doctor, My doctor wants me to get an MRI after my blood work. I wanted to get a second opinion, and I have attached my blood results. My prolactin is 20.4 (above normal), total testosterone is 269.3 (below normal), free testosterone is 8.9 (normal), FSH is 3.7 (normal), LH is 2.9 (normal). I ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for posting your query. See, your prolactin levels are high. There are only two reasons for that: Problems in the testes. Problems in the pituitary gland located in the brain. Now your endocrinologist wants to know if there is any pituitary problem, which is causin... Read Full »
What is the treatment for PE due to low testosterone?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 35 years old. I am a type 2 diabetic, totally controlled as lost 17 kg weight also recently. I am the father of a 5-year-old son. I have lived a healthy sexual life till now, but for the last three to four months I am facing acute premature ejaculation issues. I got my test done... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are many causes of premature ejaculation and low testosterone is one among them. But the value you have posted I am not understanding it. The value is 300 -1,000 ng/dL, but you have written as 1.9 %. Is it 1.9 ng/dl or 1.9% of normal value? Kindly let me know b... Read Full »