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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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I am a 25-year-old woman with low androstenedione and testosterone levels. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old woman and am currently not on any medications. I did a blood test, and my androstenedione level is 6.0 ng/mL, and my testosterone is 0.77 ng/ml. Is it bad?Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query, and I can understand your concern. I need further information regarding your physical health, whether you get menses regularly, the characteristics that define you as a female, and whether they are well-developed. How is your health otherwise...  Read Full »

I have low testosterone levels and suffer from depression, low confidence, and anxiety. Please suggest treatment for the same.

Query: Hello doctor,I have low testosterone levels. I have other issues also like less stamina, depression, anxiety, low confidence, and slow reflexes. I am also suffering from severe memory loss. I was addicted to masturbation also a few years back. Now there is a problem in my marriage. My sperm count is...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. It appears that you have testosterone deficiency. I would recommend using testosterone transdermal patches or topical cream as per your choice. There are also certain things you must remember while on these patches...  Read Full »

My testosterone levels are low, and I have epilepsy. Can I take medications to correct testosterone?

Query: Hello doctor, I have very low testosterone; my level was 141 ng/dl. I am epileptic, and I work out six days a week, and I am in great shape. I have a great food regimen and drink plenty of water. I got a blood panel that I can send you.   Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I just read your query, and from what you have attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), your testosterone level was 538 ng/dl. Besides, your epilepsy can put you at high risk if you try to take testosterone. Also, your fatigue and tiredness can ...  Read Full »

What medication will be ideal for increasing my low testosterone level?

Query: Hi doctor, I have low testosterone of 100. My urologist put me on medication and gave me options, to which I do not know what is better. Either true Testosterone, hCG or Clomid. I am only 30 years old, so he advised against testosterone because of the possible fertility issues. My testosterone was c...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query, and from what you have attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), it appears that you have very low testosterone levels. If you are deficient in testosterone, it is better to take testosterone replacement therapy in any f...  Read Full »

Are low testosterone levels and anxiety related?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25-year-old male who is 5.6 feet tall and weighs about 253 lbs. I suffer from anxiety and low testosterone. Here are my test results to begin with. Total testosterone : 242 ng/dL. SHBG: 352.5 ng/dL. Free Testosterone: 19.6 ng/dL. LH: 1.9 mIU. FSH: 3.4 mIU Prolactin: 64.5 ng/ml (I u...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query, and from what you have mentioned, It appears that you have an anxiety disorder and low testosterone levels. I am sorry about the stressful situation you have had in your life, which has caused you anxiety. I can say that low testosterone level...  Read Full »

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 a...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and seen your lab reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identiy). Your report does suggest some concerning things; 1. High creatinine and low GFR (glomerular filtration rate), which suggest kidney dysfunction and a high SHBG (sex hormone bin...  Read Full »

What are the symptoms of Klinefelter syndrome?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18 year old, who weighs 209.4 lbs, and I am obese. I have small testicles and penis. My testosterone level is 7.8.The test was done at 9 AM. I have very less body hair, little hair on my legs, and a lot of pubic hair. I have less beard growth and no hair in the armpits. I am co...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query and saw your detailed reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and from the history that you mentioned, it does seem that you might be possibly having Klinefelter syndrome (KS) but, there are some tests which are not confirming y...  Read Full »

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