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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   Do you have queyr
User :   i have been on a 2.5% testosterone gel for several months when I get my blood tested it is always in the low end. this last test my total test was 74. Is there a reason my doctor will not give me injections?
Doctor :   this last test my total test was 74.- Can you explain this sentence
Doctor :   I did not understand
User :   my total testosterone count was 74.
User :   the normal range is 250 - 1100
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   Why were you given testosterone gel
User :   because I had a low testosterone count
Doctor :   Ok do you mean that since you have low testeosterone
Doctor :   you should be given injections
User :   maybe
Doctor :   No the doctor can give you the injections
User :   he put me on gel and said it was better, but it does not seem to help
Doctor :   as it is the only option apart from patches

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