... So then the sore pectorals happened and then swollen nipples which I knew was VERY wrong. My GP had enough savvy to send me for a blood test and it came back as basically nil testosterone. ... (6 replies)
... Good afternoon folks,
This is my first ever post on this board so first off I'll say hello and I hope you can provide me with some 'comfort'!
I haven't really done much with my Profile yet so I'll do that later. I'm 32, 6'3" & 18 stone and do not drink as I suffer from Acid Reflux which is triggered by Alcohol (mainly) and I have been off the ciggies for about 4+ years... (6 replies)
... Wrdbxd, urologists are generally pretty useless in this field. They tend to offer 'easy fix' ideas such as T gel, pumps or penile injections. Endos are usually better but those that have a good knowledge of male hormonal problems are also in short supply.
You have obviously now found out about the negative effects of simply adding pure T and they will occur no matter which... (3 replies)
... s happening after 3 or 4 weeks but things will continue to improve over the next few months. Your Dr will test you for estrogen as sometimes a sudden increase in testosterone can make it convert to estrogen which is not good. If you get sensitive nipples you most likely have high estrogen. ... (6 replies)
... Free Testosterone 43. ... (2 replies)
... Puffy nipples is not gynecomastia. Gyne is the growth of mammary glands behind the nipples. ... (1 replies)
... I have completed 3rd week 100mcg/wk shot. My breast nipples are becoming stiff and larger
Is this normal...should I stop the Testosterone? thanks
Dan (1 replies)
... They usually even out when the hormone settle down.
At your age you get surges of high testosterone one week & low tetsosterone another along with high estrogen. (2 replies)
... You may still grow some both in hands and penis size. But having the hormones checked is not a bad idea since you have the puffed nipples. Also, even if nothing is wrong you may be very glad to have these baseline hormone numbers as a reference if you ever have any problems when you get older.....like in your 30's or 40's. (8 replies)
... Thank you for your suggestions but i have started puberty, my voice changed when i was about 13 and ive got the adequate amount of pubic hair that i should at this age. also ive already read about klinefelter, i dont have it :)....my penis is 5 inches long but it is about 4 inches in circumference, which is very skinny....
so i have started puberty, my testicles are about... (8 replies)
... Sometimes it is just low testosterone that makes the body see "high" estradiol. ... (5 replies)
... Hello Hayfarmer,
I went to my Endo today. It was funny, because when I showed up the nurse just wanted to give me a RX for Androgel and send me on my way. I said, no-no, I would like to talk to the doctor. Also, one other result I got today was, SHBG 53 (5-49).
Anyway, after talking with him I got him to agree to take more blood tests before starting any treatment:... (92 replies)
... low libido, difficulty getting or maintaining an erection, fatigue, loss of body hair, sensitive nipples or gynecomastia (breast enlargement) are a few i can think of. (5 replies)
... Go to an endocronoligst & get your male/female hormones checked. A blood test. Your testosterone may be low & your estrogen may be high. Also get the prolactin levels checked.
You may just have puffy nipples, millions of guys have them. (2 replies)
... or too much testosterone to prevent their breast growth. ... (4 replies)
... They may be growing. Get your hormones checked. Total Testosterone, free tetsosterone, Estrogen E2, LH, & FSH. Get a copy of the lab report for your records.
If the Testosterone is too low & the E2 is too high the breasts will grow. They will become sexually sensitive. (3 replies)
... abundance of testosterone which turns into estrogen. That makes me have nipples that stick out. At least, that's the conclusion that I have come to. I'm not fat, so that can't be it. ... (2 replies)
... Sounds like you may have Gynecomastia, or "Gyno." It's caused by excess estrogen in your body. You're young and are producing a ton of natural testosterone and growth hormone. Some testosterone aromatizes into estrogen, and if you're prone to it.. Bingo... ... (7 replies)
... Yes your levels are off BTW your testosterone is on the low side. Weeding through your symptomology it sounds like you have a primary liver dysfunction. ... (20 replies)
... One panel had my Free Testosterone at 11. ... (20 replies)