Is testosterone level at 50 a cause for concern?

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Posted on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: Hi I just received my blood test results and it looks like my testosterone levels are at 50. I would like to have children in the near future. What can I do to increase my levels so that I am fertile?
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Answered by Dr. Binu Parameswaran Pillai 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Suggested tests.

Detailed Answer:
Good day.
noted your concern. There is much more beyond testosterone when fertility is desired. It's important to look at your physical features, testes volume. Besides, we need a fasting blood sample of LH, FSH, Testosterone, Prolactin, SHBG, Thyroid blood profile, fasting sugars, Lipid profile etc. All should be taken as fasting sample between 7 to 9 am. In addition, a semen analysis also is required.Do not meet a urologist . Best is to meet an endocrinologist

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Binu
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