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Testosterone and Blood Clots

#1

Hi guys , wondering how much does one need to worry about increased rbc and clotting on 500-750 mg of testoserone ?

Testosterone and Blood Clots
#2

Depends on how high it gets. Most people don’t have any serious issues. Is yours already high to start with?

#3

No everything was normal pre cycle

#4

Then don’t worry about it. Mid cycle bloods will tell you if there’s anything to worry about. Those of us on trt deal with this issue eventually.

#5

No one should start a cycle without pre bloods to see if you need to donate right off the bat.
HCT is the one to worry about.

#6

Hct was 46. Reference range 41-51
RBC 5.28 reference range 4.63-6.08

#7

Does one have to worry about thickening or clotting of the blood on 500-750 mg testoserone E a week ? I’ve read alot of scary articles. Is their a way to combat such affects or slightly reduce them ?

#8

TRT doesn’t cause blood clots unless you have a clotting disorder.

Everything you wanted to know about TRT, there is strong evidence TRT doesn’t cause prostate cancer, blood clotting, heart attacks and/or strokes. The absence of TRT and having lower than normal testosterone is shown to cause a bunch of nasty diseases.

#9

yea but OP is talking about 5-750mg of test per week

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#10

You probably want to post in the Pharma section

#11

And you can enjoy reading

#12

Not likely an issue. If you have underlying conditions like hemachromatosis or something you need to be careful, but that is by no means a particularly large dose in non-TRT pursuits.

#13

I’ve been cruising on 500mg for a year or two and just continue to donate blood every 3-4 months as RBC does creep up. Other than that, I don’t think there’s anything to worry about as a lot of people have been cruising on 400 for decades.

#14

Thanks for the replies guys. I’ll check out the pharma section as well

#15

A lot of competitive weightlifters did that much in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Never knew one to develop a blood clot.

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