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... Some peoples skin does not absorb gel well. I had to go to T-cyp self injections. It costs about $30 per month vs $280 per month for the gel or patch. (12 replies)
... e companies that make the brand names. Insurance also is not up on this amazingly. Many will charge you more for a compounded med than androrgel even though it costs them far less.....its nuts. ... (21 replies)
... compounding" sites. They claim its all about safety when its clearly about profit. Lets see, Pharmacists are smart enough to sell and consult on the millions of meds out there but they cant "follow" simple "recipes" with basic components. Sure, some compounds are complex, but the majority of them are very basic. ... (21 replies)

... So far it has taken almost an act of God Almighty to get a straight answer on getting approval for compounding. ... (3 replies)
... Actually I think injections are the way to go. I agree with you. For most men I have read about androgel just does not get T high enough. There is an advantage to androgel though in that it helps keep estradiol down compared to injections. ... (20 replies)
... I agree. Your hardest job is going to be to find a good doctor. Maybe you should call the endo's office ahead of time and ask if he ever prescribes HCG therapy and if he tests estradiol in addition to total T. ... (13 replies)
... igh. My body seems to convert into T pretty easily. I did not have any idea it was that high. You said that a few men had taking a break from replacement because of their labs. I guess it happens. I have'n seen any comments from the Hay man for a while. I hope he is OK. Hopefully my numbers will come down soon. ... (24 replies)
... I want to point out that even most of the treatments I suggest are probably for life. But the upsetting thing to me is most of these docs don't even try to find out if something else is causing the low T so they can treat the real problem. ... (12 replies)
... Sad, but its true. Hypogonadism is a FULLY treatable disease, yet we recive awful care. Its ridiculous. Ill be writing some letters shortly to american society of endocronology,maybe to american medical association too voiceing my opionon. This has got to stop, doctors need to know how to properly treat this. ... (13 replies)
... Fortunately, mine was willing to help with the trouble I was having with the gel. He mentioned Striant to me when I began, but I only knew of the gels and shots and chose Testim. Having a young son, spouse and trying to wear cotton shirts, the gel was a real pain for me. ... (24 replies)
... I did some research on Striant and it all sounded good. Supposed to be good on not increasing the red blood cell count too. Besides the cost my Endo only does Androgel and injections. He would rather me bo Androgel but understands the costs. He doesn't do Striant. My wife gives me my weekly injections. ... (24 replies)
... I just want to let some of you know how much I appreciate this thread on androgel questions. I began on Androgel last November but the high costs after reaching the doughnut hole on medicare led me to getting injections monthly at a significant cost reduction. ... (12 replies)
... aging docs tend to know how to do this better than any other particular kind of doctor. Even though you are only 31 the treatment would be the same as for someone older most likely. ... (7 replies)
... ng seems like a great idea, but the greasy feeling of Testim from two tubes, one on each arm, kind of made it a pain. ... (41 replies)
... I take Testim and its $456 a month (thanks to insurance I pay 20). the HGH I have to take is $1000 a month ( agian only 20 for me) (16 replies)
... Can someone give me an idea of how much HCG costs? ... (16 replies)
... number of basic blood tests done. ... (53 replies)
... My doctor has prescribed 5g androgel for me. He does not know much about estrogen, estradiol, lh, etc. My total T is 300 so he prescribed andro for me a week ago. ... (1 replies)

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