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... Your testicles are shrinking because of the testosterone replacement. It has completely shut down what little activity your balls were producing. ... (6 replies)
... Hey Orion, i just checked another post of yours..and you are taking test injections.... wow it is all about balancing all the hormones... you had low cortisol levels, and high prolactin! how low were your cortisol levels? ... (6 replies)
... ormones checked to see what's going on there. Then we have something to work with. Test for total T, LH, FSH, prolactin, estradiol, total estrogen and throw in cortisol which requires fasting and an AM test. ... (8 replies)

... Well, it sounds like low testosterone and maybe some adrenal issues. The low cortisol may be part of adrenal fatigue as this happens in the latter stages after the adrenals have worn out. ... (17 replies)
... You need to have your hormones tested to see if they are being produced nomally. Blood tests for testosterone, free testosterone, thyroid, cortisol, prolactin, LH, FSH, and IGF-1 are easy for any GP to do. You are most likely deficient in some of these and the next step would be an endocrinologist. Hormone loss can be very serious depending upon the cause so you shouldn't... (9 replies)
... be if you do decide you are starting TRT, make sure you have a doctor who monitors estrogen, treats thyroid and adrenals, and knows about HCG. HCG will keep your testicles functioning, and many guys with low T seem to also have issues with adrenals and thyroid. ... (17 replies)
... alway low immunity caught everything. 3 sperm tests in my late 20's and 30s couldn't have been worse, but had sperm that shot out. Testicles were full but smaller than norm. ... (5 replies)
... ave to realize your pituitary isn't functioning and you are in a potentially life threatening situtation. Given your low DHEA, it's a good bet you also have low cortisol levels. ... (14 replies)
... The results indicate testicular failure, that is your testicles seem to be NOT producing testosterone as directed by the Pituitary gland. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks for all of this information, appreciated. Cortisol test was dropped off today. A big jug of urine... ... (7 replies)
... Disappearing testicles is countered by HCG shots, otherwise taking T always results in the lost of testicle volume. ... (5 replies)
... Your Free T is low and so is your total T especially for your age. Cortisol is slightly high but if T were higher it might come down. Take the vit D with a meal. 4400 iu might be too much. Maybe try 3000 a day. ... (37 replies)
... FSH levels to stimulate the testicles to produce testosterone... but my LH and FSH levels look pretty good at 5.6 and 5.3. ... (2 replies)
... I don't think its secondary because if your pitutiary was working properly, your LH and FSH would be sky high to try to force your testicles to produce T. But instead those hormones are on the low side, which indicates its a pituitary problem. ... (7 replies)
... HCG is similar to LH, and will keep your testicles working. It should be used with Gel. Most doctors will not use HCG. ... (92 replies)
... I would think any doctor would first take at least a Total T test as active males of this age should have very high total Testosterone. If low, it would indicate further testing of LH as LH stimulates Leydig cell production of testosterone. This is also used to rule out a pituitary or hypothalamic disorder and delayed puberty is a reason to test for these along with Total T,... (7 replies)
Steroids and TRT
Jun 29, 2007
... i have read about steroid user's that have shut thare testicles down for such a long time that it caused them to have low t becuse thare testicles whernt being used and thar leydig cells stop working and thats why thay have low t thats why thay cycle the t unlike us. thay use alot higher amount than us. ... (4 replies)
... ut yet maintain full feritlity just in case my wife and I are blessed with another pregancy...I have read 250iu like one or twice per week is good enough to keep testicles stimulated? ... (0 replies)
... Hercules.....nice screen name, anyway I am not an expert on adrenal issues and am not sure how they can affect the HPTA. It is normal though to see cortisol high when T is low as yours is. This is because the adreanals try to make up for the T deficiency. ... (37 replies)
Low Testosterone
Jul 21, 2012
... Hello everyone. This is my first time posting. I have read numerous posts and find the feedback positive. I will give a little background first. I am 38 and would consider myself very healthy. Approximately 5 months ago, I started to have gut issues. I was eating healthy and exercising but was constantly having bloating and stomach cramping. Here I was staying trim and always... (1 replies)


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