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Androgenic Effects With Long Esters

So lately i’ve been trying to figure out a timeline for when one should expect AAS to produce androgenic effects, specifically acne.

With something like Testosterone Enanthate, would it take weeks for androgenic side effects to occur?

What about with orals like Winstrol or Anavar? Considering they should saturate the blood withing a few days, would that be time enough to see acne and other effects?

Assuming androgenic sides are related to levels of androgens, the effects would ramp up until about steady state was reached. With testosterone that would be a few weeks perhaps peaking at about 6, then level from there.

My curiosity is mostly coming from beginning 50mg winstrol daily about 5 days ago, and so far I have had 0 androgenic side effects.