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    Hep C and Testesteron
    Wita13 posted:
    Hi, my partner has hep C and wants to start taking testestrone. Is this a problem? I know that my partner does have some liver damage.
    hawgfan responded:
    Just a couple of questions:
    1. What does his doc say?
    2. Why does he want to take testestrone?
    Melissa Palmer, MD responded:
    There have been numerous studies suggesting that testosterone may be linked to the development of liver cancer. Thus, the risks versus the benefits of taking testosterone must be carefully weighed.
    billm57 replied to Melissa Palmer, MD's response:
    thanks mp - i didnt know that - i know several people on it to increase energy
    Wita13 replied to hawgfan's response:
    Well we have not talked to the Dr yet about this, next appt is May. And she wants to take testesterone, to start her transition.
    autotech1700 responded:
    I have to take I.M. testosterone 200 mg. every 10 days after damage to the pituitary. I was told they will watch my lab work closely. Be careful with drugs that may not be necessary , I was told they may make a big difference in your outcome.

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