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Advice on Low Levels of T


#1

Hey, I’m age 20 and I have testosterone levels at 420 ngl this was taken at 10am. I have all the symptoms of low t such as sex drive, fatigue and desprsssion. I live in the uk and have been referred to an end, in worrid however he will fob me off and say I’m in the normal range. However, from my research my levels should be higher. What would you guys advise do I have a problem? Do I need t replacement?


#2

I would start with determining why your TT is 420 at your age, with symptoms.


#3

Please post all lab work, total testosterone is only one part of the picture.
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