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What are the treatments for Testosterone cream side effect?

my doctor prescribed Testosterone cream 7 months ago to be applied daily on my genitalia, for tissue thinness and libido. I am 64 female. having extreme adverse effects, breast have shrunk in size, continuing to do so, extreme burning and pain in breast, fibrocystic disease disappeared in months leaving breast feeling deflated and sagging, Stopped the medicine three weeks ago, no relief with pain medicine. what is happening in my body, how can I stop this process, do I need an endocrinologist? What test do I need?Help!! I am so afraid. Elaine
Tue, 24 Sep 2019
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Breast shrinkage is unlikely to be related to testosterone. Better to consult an endocrinologist and get evaluated.

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Dr Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician
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