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Is Androgel topical testosterone supplement safe to take?

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I'm taking Androgel topical testosterone supplement. Can this be passed to my wife through my semen?
Posted Fri, 8 Aug 2014 in Men's Health
 
 
Answered by Dr. Venkat Sivayogi 49 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No..it will not enter into semen

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Testosterone by topical gel formulation gets metabolized by liver as it reaches to the blood circulation. And it will not get access in to your semen.
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