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Low FSH and LH hormones after HCG injections male

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Dr. Mirjeta Guni

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Posted on Wed, 30 Jan 2019 in General Health
Question: Low FSH and LH hormones after HCG injections male
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Low FSH and LH hormones after HCG injections male
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Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
About HCG and hormone level;

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking!
HCG is approved to be used in males to treat infertility as HCG acts like LH, stimulating testosterone and sperm production.
Taking HCG from outside, decreases the LH level, so this is excpected especially after the second shot.
You didn't mention the dose of HCG and since when have you been taking it. But do not worry if you have been taking it for nore than 1 time as it is excpected.
Best wishes,
Dr.mirjeta

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Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni 0 minute later
Brief Answer:
About HCG and hormone level;

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking!
HCG is approved to be used in males to treat infertility as HCG acts like LH, stimulating testosterone and sperm production.
Taking HCG from outside, decreases the LH level, so this is excpected especially after the second shot.
You didn't mention the dose of HCG and since when have you been taking it. But do not worry if you have been taking it for nore than 1 time as it is excpected.
Best wishes,
Dr.mirjeta

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Follow up: Dr. Mirjeta Guni 25 minutes later
i have been taking 5000 units of HCG weekly for 8 weeks would the levels go back up to normal after stopping the injections ? and pre HCG testostrone was 2.8 and post HCG is 1.2 what can i do to boost my T levels im goin to do an MRI for the pituiary gland to check
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i have been taking 5000 units of HCG weekly for 8 weeks would the levels go back up to normal after stopping the injections ? and pre HCG testostrone was 2.8 and post HCG is 1.2 what can i do to boost my T levels im goin to do an MRI for the pituiary gland to check
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Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni 24 minutes later
Brief Answer:
About testosterone insufficiency;

Detailed Answer:
Hi again,

The fact that testosterone level didn't increase after stimulation with HCG means that the pathology is not in the pituitary, but testicular cells are not able to produce testosterone even after stimulation with LHI. So, I would recommend testicular biopsy rather than pituitary MRI to look into it in details.

However, your treating physician knows your situation better and will explain to you the further steps.

Let me know if I can assist you further...

Best wishes,
Dr.Mirjeta


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Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni 0 minute later
Brief Answer:
About testosterone insufficiency;

Detailed Answer:
Hi again,

The fact that testosterone level didn't increase after stimulation with HCG means that the pathology is not in the pituitary, but testicular cells are not able to produce testosterone even after stimulation with LHI. So, I would recommend testicular biopsy rather than pituitary MRI to look into it in details.

However, your treating physician knows your situation better and will explain to you the further steps.

Let me know if I can assist you further...

Best wishes,
Dr.Mirjeta


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Follow up: Dr. Mirjeta Guni 8 minutes later
and what about FSH and LH levels will they go back pre HCG levels by time ?
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and what about FSH and LH levels will they go back pre HCG levels by time ?
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Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni 4 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes, they will.

Detailed Answer:
Yes, if you have used HCG only for 8 weeks, LH and FSH will get back to the previous level.

Regards



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Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni 0 minute later
Brief Answer:
Yes, they will.

Detailed Answer:
Yes, if you have used HCG only for 8 weeks, LH and FSH will get back to the previous level.

Regards



Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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Follow up: Dr. Mirjeta Guni 36 hours later
i forgot to mention that i have a high above normal ranges Prolactin would this cause any issue to my Testostrone levels?
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i forgot to mention that i have a high above normal ranges Prolactin would this cause any issue to my Testostrone levels?
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Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni 13 hours later
Brief Answer:
About low testosterone causes:

Detailed Answer:
Yes of course!
High prolactine is one of the main causes of hypogonadism.
You should correct it before getting treatment for low testosterone.
Dr.Mirjeta
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni 0 minute later
Brief Answer:
About low testosterone causes:

Detailed Answer:
Yes of course!
High prolactine is one of the main causes of hypogonadism.
You should correct it before getting treatment for low testosterone.
Dr.Mirjeta
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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