Jan 20, 2003
Part 2 of 36 year old with 266 testosterone. No baseline number, but Mr. Happy is not behaving as he used to, so there is good physical memory evidence that a year ago, testosterone was substantially higher. Had one possible ID exposure, but consistntly test HIV/Hep negative a year out. What other common reasons besides viral infection can cause a drop in Mr. Happy, with testosterone numbers to prove it? Thanks...
Response from Dr. Frascino
Since this is an HIV information website, I'll only be able to comment briefly. Common causes include:
1. Obesity 2. Damage to the testicles 3. Medication side effects 4. Hormonal imbalances
Check with an endocrinologist if your levels are low. Replacement therapy for low testosterone is quite simple with the new transdermal patches or topical gel. There is no reason for you or Mr. Happy to be unhappy or "down," so to speak.
This is "hardly" a "hard" problem to treat.
Hope things are looking "up" for you (both) very soon.
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