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253 testosterone level

41 year old male, workout 5-6 days a week, just ran a 10k (came in first for age bracket 40-49 [11th out of 91 total]) doc said testosterone level it's low. I haven really built any muscle lately,I thought I felt great, till he told me that..my sex drive it's pretty much gone. And I have a slight hernia. my testicles don't feel right. Any thoughts
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Well, it’s less likely to be cancer. The cause of low testosterone has to be found out and treated. The various causes include side effects of drugs, testicular dysfunction, and raised adrenal hormone cortisol. Problems such as chronic illness (mumps in childhood which damaged testis), aging (not in your case), starvation, head injury, surgeries in testicular area, cancers, infections, and alcoholism are also among the causes of low testosterone levels. Chronic use of steroids can cause a decrease in testosterone level. Please consult an endocrine specialist and an urologist. You can also increase the testosterone level by taking more of meat, salmon fish, yellow, red and green fruits and vegetables. Also, your doctor may prescribe hormone replacement therapy via intramuscular injections, testosterone patches or gels. Take care!

The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you. The advice may not be completely correct for you as the doctor cannot examine you and does not know your complete medical history. Hence this reply to your post should only be considered as a guiding line and you must consult your doctor at the earliest for your medical problem.
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Its that a sign of testicular cancer?
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