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I Have Very Low Testosterone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 79 People

    Low T

    Hello, i am 29 and one year ago was diagnosed with low t. I had been struggling with the symptoms for five years, but never went to the doctor because I thought it was maybe due to how much I worked, and I was too stubborn to go to a doctor. My life progressively got much worse...
    stanleyd42 stanleyd42 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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    Feeling Hopeless.

    Hello all, I am a 61 year old male who is in good physical shape due to strenuous construction labor daily. My T levels are between 30-50 ng/dl. I am taking T cypionate injections every two weeks and have not noticed any change. I have zero sex drive. I cannot get an erection...
    erandy1052 erandy1052 61-65, M 3 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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    I just started my testosterone therapy.

    I had an injection once and now I'm trying Androgel for 1 month. Anyone here has the same problem- let's be friends. I need some support and information.
    Choudenji Choudenji 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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    Now I Get It ...

    I have been battling severe depression and anxiety for a long time. My doctor has been trying every type of pill to fix me, currently on three different anti depression, anti anxiety meds. Only recently I started complaining about issues in the bedroom as well. So she sends me...
    Moonshine1226 Moonshine1226 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 16, 2013

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    Hello! I was diagnosed with very low

    testosterone level (88 ng/dL). Normal range for a man my age is ~800. It's never affected my sex life. Horny as ever. Super horny when my levels reach ~600. I noticed I was tired most of the time and I could not remember the simplest things, suck as my mobile number. That's...
    Satx457 Satx457 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    Very Low T/Depression/Anxiety

    Hey everyone, I am new here and want to share my story. I have been treated for depression/anxiety for over 20 years. I am currently disabled from it. I have had all types of medication cocktails, electroshock treatment. You may be wondering why I am on the low t group, but I am...
    lowtandepres lowtandepres 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 8, 2013

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    I just turned to 18 and I always feel/look like

    a kid and im always so tired.So I went to a doc and check my blood and found out I have Really low testosterone level - 7.8nmol/L (which is the level of a 80+ years old man) Right now im waiting for my specialist appointment and see how thing going..I also have another health...
    diyaandalbert diyaandalbert 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    Wimpy

    I went for a physical due to decreasing strength. I could actually see my arms losing muscle. I was only 45. And surprise, within 6 months I had sexual dysfunction, just about the time I started the shots. I had a needle phobia, but I got over it. Just gotta make sure the...
    TomR2 TomR2 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 13, 2013

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    I Had Low Testosterone...

    I had low testosterone diagnosed about 18 months ago, and finding that out was the best thing that ever happened to me. My wife and I struggled on all the usual levels. I started on T. Enanthate injections, with ßHCG to preserve testicular function and ***** count. I did okay...
    JockDoc JockDoc 36-40, M 7 Responses Jan 12, 2013

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    Low T

    When I found out I had low T the symptoms all made sense, I did my research and found the shot was best I had one and get another in a few days, some small differences so far though nothing too good to brag about, waiting patiently.
    Chapppy Chapppy 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 19, 2013

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    36 Year Old Male On T

    Hey guys, I want to start off by saying I'm really disappointed thatI couldn't really find any kind of support group online for low T but I guess being men we don't share experiences like this lol. Well for me I got divorced 5 years ago and fo me I think that's when it all...
    zorro78 zorro78 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    Got Low T, Need A Bit Of Help Read On!

    Hey guys, this is not a story per SE, but a little help from a bodybuilder. I have been running testosterone Enanathate for 8 years now, at a very high dose. Way higher than what you guys use as a TRT/HRT method. Most TRT/HRT doses sit around the 100-150mg per week, this should...
    darkrid3r darkrid3r 36-40, M Oct 16, 2013

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    Next Step If There Is Any?

    Hello all; I am new to this forum and have a question regarding low testosterone. I am a healthy 56 yr. old male that exercises at least 3 times per week. Earlier this year I had my testosterone levels checked and found they were almost off the charts at the wrong end of the...
    MrDetail MrDetail 56-60, M 6 Responses Oct 20, 2012

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    My Own Way

    Hello guys, Last year I was measured low testosterone. 7.97nmol/l, while norm is 7.96-27.3nmol/l. So no treatment. Now I decided go on my own, because I have nothing to loose. Do you have any experiences treating yourself? Thanks for an answer -id271
    id271 id271 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 24, 2013

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    Just Diagnosed

    Have had my suspicions, but now they are confirmed. Blood test came back at 168. Now Blue Cross is putting the Doc and pharmacist through the mill because they do not want to pay for the Androgel 1.625% Rx. Asked the pharmacist what the cash price is and she came back with $400...
    bram3 bram3 61-65, M 5 Responses Aug 9, 2013

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    Surprised To Find Out I Have Low T

    On a whim, I asked my Primary Care Doc to check my T levels during routine bloodwork. I was very surprised when results came back in the low 200's! I'm 32, and I've been feeling the symptoms of low-t for a few years now. Lately I've been feeling lethargic and apathetic. Before...
    curiositykilledcat curiositykilledcat 31-35, M 4 Responses Apr 11, 2012

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    I'm on testosterone (doctor prescribed)

    and I'm worried about long term effects. I'm in withdrawal right now because my insurance changed so I'm trying to get everything set up. I have to say, being on it is better than being off of it. Anyone else worried, though?
    DiqE DiqE 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 20, 2014

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    A Solution

    Well, like most of you, I also have low testosterone. I felt like crap all the time and didn't know why, I also had problems with ED and meds didn't really help me at all. I am a disabled vet, so I went through the VA and they did some tests to see how my t levels were. My doc...
    porterhousesteak porterhousesteak 22-25, M 6 Responses Oct 9, 2012

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    What Do I Have To Do?

    I suspect my testosterone levels have always been on the low side. While liked girls when I was at school-and still do like women -I could never understand the absolute obsession that many classmates had with sex. Now I really realise it,but can't get anyone to take me seriously...
    andrewmi andrewmi 51-55, M 3 Responses Aug 29, 2013

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