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Hep C and Testesteron
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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.
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hawgfan responded:
Just a couple of questions:
1. What does his doc say?
2. Why does he want to take testestrone?
 
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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.
 
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billm57 replied to Melissa Palmer, MD's response:
thanks mp - i didnt know that - i know several people on it to increase energy
 
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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.
 
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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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