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Avatar m tn Today options for treatment include topical testosterone gels and creams, short and long acting injections of testosterone esters, application of testosterone through skin patches, subcutaneous testosterone implants, and oral testosterone capsules. The injection is given deep intra-muscular and is quite often painful.
919239 tn?1269394658 I just started taking testosterone injections once per week in the last 2 weeks (2 injections-1 ml) I understand it usually takes up to 5 weeks for the full benefits. I was wondering if any one else found this method helpful?
Avatar m tn Hello, You should not take the testosterone injections unless and until the levels of testosterone has been found to be low. Testosterone injections has many side effects and these include cholesterol levels alteration, cognitive and behavior changes, numbness, tingling sensation, loss of appetite, increased thirst, male patterned baldness, and breast swelling in men.
Avatar m tn The nurse said that this was good enough for IVF treatment. At this point I was on testosterone (sustanon) injections after coming off Testogel which I had been using on and off for 4 months. In February 2010 I had Stereotatic Radio Surgery (after not freezing my sperm as my consultant believed it would all be ok). I was also starting on the new Nabido (testosterone) injection. I went back for a further sample in June 2010 and there was no sperm at all. My FSH level was 0.
453025 tn?1205777979 I have been seeing a man for quite some time now, I have learned that he uses testosterone injections as well as HCG injections. I know that he as been taking testosterone injections longer than HCG. I believe taking the testosterone injections are to make his body bigger as he is a bodybuilder and the HCG I believe are to enlarge his testicles.
Avatar n tn I get monthly injections and it helps some but no big miracle.
Avatar n tn Is your son a physician? Congratulations on attaining your age of 88+, however without a proper checkup by a physician with blood tests, I question your need for testosterone injections. "Seratulin" is an unknown to me. I also wonder about your need for a personal gym trainer and building muscle at this stage of your life, depending upon your overall health and whether you have been athletic and physically active in the past.
Avatar m tn Did 5 weeks of testosterone injections and have decided to stop. Was this long enough to shut down my own production and if so, how LNG to start back up.
Avatar n tn I was wondering if the MIC injections are something that people still use, or is it a fad.
Avatar m tn I went through puberty with more estrogen than testosterone. I am on testosterone injection but it does not solve my ED issue. I am thinking of injections as Viagra does not work any more..
Avatar m tn I started taking self injections of testosterone that my MD prescribed after trying every anti-depressant known to man. It seems that doctors throw anti-depressants at anyone who has low energy and just feels sluggish. Your level of 178, I'm sure you will be told falls in the "normal" range. In my opinion, you will benefit greatly from a higher testosterone level. You should check the site thehiddendisease.com for some really helpful info.
Avatar m tn Just wondering if anyone around my age has ever used testosterone injections? i am 6.1 and 180 pounds. I was diagnosed with low t my level was only 135!! Im wondering if this is why me and my wife cant get pregnant. Will these injections help with infertility and mood swings. Im tired all the time and almost have no desire for sex. We still dont know what is causing this.
Avatar n tn , sure how often I should get 50 mg testosterone injections.. Have had 4 already over a 4 week period and am feeling CONSIDERABLY better.
Avatar n tn one of the pills is Testosterone pills. He told him mom that he would no longer take these, but yet he is.
Avatar m tn I apologize for those of you that have and/or may have TC, for asking this question here; however, I was not able to find a forum for Testosterone Issues. Please accept my apology and understand that I am hoping that someone here can answer my quandary. I'm 34, I do not have any symptoms of ED, mood swings, depression, etc... however I have been experiencing extreme joint pain and I'm going gray at an alarming rate... lol. My Test Levels have been low for approx.
Avatar m tn ” This burning began when I started taking Avodart AND Depo Testosterone injections concomitantly, just over three years ago. I’m going to give up Depo Testosterone injections for six months to see if (and how) this resolves. Your advice?
Avatar n tn you need total testosterone, free testosterone and estrogen levels checked. I was treated @ age 35 and I am now 45 and I haven't taken my meds for 2 yrs and have had alot of health issues in the last 2 yrs esp with my heart it's time to go back to the replacement therapy. I have tried them all from injections to gels to patches.I like the injections I give them myself but the do hurt like hell.
Avatar m tn Hi, For several years now, my dad 89 year old dad has been battling depression. It's finally gotten so bad we had to hospitalize him. Only now, with a multi-doctor team do we find out that he's been giving himself testosterone injections for well over 10 years, under the care of his urologist.
Avatar m tn I use a 21 gauge 1" needle and it works great in the upper hip buttocks area. Ive been giving myself Testosterone injections for about two years now. It's not that bad and far better than going without. I would use a straw if I had to, ha ha. But seriously if your way low it makes a huge difference in your quality of life.
Avatar m tn I got my dr to check everything else last time and to me my dht and dhea are very low as well as my testosterone, but my testosterone was a little higher before I started the injections. thinking about stopping them all together and going to try to get him to pursue one of the other possibilities. heres my results. I threw everything that I had checked in the only thing that gets me is the dhea and dht. and before I started the injections my t levels were around 360.
Avatar n tn When urologist #4 noted my elevated hemoglobin levels I had been receiving testosterone injections by my family doctor who wasn't giving me shots on any regular schedule or dosage. I might get a large dose (which made me feel like superman) and then may not get another for a month, then shots each week. By then I felt totally wiped out and couldn't function.
Avatar n tn I`m taking testosterone injections during 3 months, but it doesn't work to me. Analysis shows high level of testosterone in my blood (5+ times more than reference) but I feel literally nothing. Same energy, same hair level, same voice, same stamina and strength level. I`m 22 yo, but I don't changing and still looks like 13-14 yo kid, maybe it has connection somehow. Why do my body ignore male hormones?
Avatar n tn I am in my 30s, and I have always had low testosterone. Happily, I am being treated with testosterone injections, and it changed my life in a good way. You need to get a primary care physician to refer you to an endocrinologist. Be very honest about your psychological issues (anxiety and/or depression). They will test your blood for both "total testosterone" and "free testosterone." Free testosterone is the most important number.
Avatar m tn Usually there are no adverse effects to stopping testosterone therapy. However, it would have been useful if you had told us the name of the testosterone injections you were receiving.
Avatar m tn My question is should I be taking this or something else to combat the effects of coming off testosterone injections? Some sites even stated I should have been on HCG during my therapy to reduce the side effects of shrinking testicles, which I have experienced. HCG is supposed to reverse this so I'm wondering if this is what I need, or just another supplement I can buy to help me feel better and energetic again.
Avatar m tn I have started trt (testosterone replacement therapy). Have noticed zero results yet except for a rise in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings. I have cleared taking trt with my cardiologist and my pcp is administering injections every two weeks. Has anyone else had a rise in BP with testosterone? Im 36 and in decent shape, BMI is 33 and am taking BP meds. Looking for feedback or personal experiences. Thank you.