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Role of Testosterone in Infertility ?

Testosterone is the primary sex hormone and steroid in male. Testosterone is important in development of male reproductive tissue like testis and prostate glands. It is also important for secondary sexual characters such as muscles bones and growth of body hair. Testosterone level change throughout life span of man. This level can decrease natural due to age or other health conditions. But it is possible for the body to produce little amount of testosterone even in young age. This will let to hypogonadism. Hypogonadism cause delaying or no development in testicles of men .

SYMPTOMS OF LOW TESTOSTERONE

  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Hair loss
  • Reduce bone mass
  • Reduction in testicle size.
  • Reduction in amount of semen.
  • Decrease energy level.
  • Increase in body fat.

TREATMENT

Testosterone replacement therapy:- This can be done by several ways to improve testosterone level in body.

Skin patch:- Endoderm is a skin patch worn on the arm or upper body to overcome low testosterone in body.

Gel:- Endrogel is also available in clear gel form can be applied on skin directly.

Injection and implants:- Testosterone can be injected directly into the muscles or implant as pallets in soft tissue that will be slowly absorbed into the blood stream.

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