5295072 tn?1366115008

low testosterone result

Hi am a 42 yr old non smoker non drinker and ive just had my testosterone levels results, am in the uk and results are 5.2..is this why i feel terrible..regards iain
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1711789 tn?1361308007
Hi there!

Normal testosterone levels in men vary between 8.8 - 36.7 nmol/l; and 5.2 mmol/ L would be below the normal range. This may require further evaluation to identify a primary cause and classify the cause of low testosterone i.e. local testicular or central/ pituitary causes. Management would largely be aimed at treatment of primary cause and normalisation of blood levels. I would suggest considering a detailed evaluation by a urologist and an endocrinologist for an accurate diagnosis and suggestion of an appropriate management plan.
Hope this is helpful.

Take care!
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5295072 tn?1366115008
Thank you for reply Dr..I've been back to my gp and she's wanting to do more bloods she also done a testicular exam and found that my left testicle was half the size of my right one,she's waiting for the new blood tests to come back then she's gonna organise appointment for urologist.I will keep you posted on what happens and thanks again for reply..regards iain..
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