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Old 11-23-2002, 08:18 PM   #1
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Can anyone tell me why androgel should not be applied to scrotum

 
Old 12-01-2002, 09:12 AM   #2
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I have wondered this myself. I have been an Androgel user for the past 3 years, and I often use a pack of gel on my testicles. It burns a little when you first apply, but then it is okay. Do you use Andorgel?

 
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Can anyone tell me why androgel should not be applied to scrotum
The scrotal skin is very thin and easily absorbs the testosterone molecule. Applying the gel to your scrotum will result in dramatically higher testosterone levels than are normal. High testosterone levels are toxic to the liver and could result in impotence.


 
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Old 12-11-2002, 03:11 PM   #4
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I didnt even know that you could use it on your testicles...Well I do not use it but I have read in some bodybuilding magazines and some internet sites that its really dangerous and not too safe after a while of using it. In almost every review that I read, they say that it causes men to be impotent, some even say that they grow *****-****, but all I can say is that you should do some research on it before using it.

 
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AndroGel is for men with low levels of testosterone production. It just brings up the level to normal. It is used every day on the large muscle areas of the body.

If someone that already has enough testosterone uses it they may convert it into estrogen & it may cause large ****.

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Guys, their are meds available that bodybuilders use to keep from getting *****-****. These are estrogen blockers. The two most popular are Arimidex (works very well) and Nolvadex (tamoxifen).

These are for women with breast cancer. It is said that estrogen on cancerous breast tissue worsens the cancer. Thus, Dr.'s prescribe estrogen blockers.

Guys can safely take them in small doses to prevent Test to Est conversion. However, your body needs some Estrogen as it is natural in men. I believe it's important to maintain bone density. Therefore, you don't want to totally block Estrogen.

 
Old 06-30-2005, 08:35 AM   #7
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I just started using androgel 3 days ago. I rub it on my arms and stomache, but I wondered why not to use it on your nuts too. So if your nuts will absorbe the testosterone better, why not use it there? crazy huh?

 
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So if use it on my scrotum, I will get a higher then 10% absorbsion rate and will get better results? I just got some androgel 3 days ago and have been putting it on my arms ad stomache. Cant really tell much of a difference, but it has only been 3 days.

 
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So if use it on my scrotum, I will get a higher then 10% absorbsion rate and will get better results? I just got some androgel 3 days ago and have been putting it on my arms ad stomache. Cant really tell much of a difference, but it has only been 3 days.
It can take a few weeks until your tissues get saturated with the testosterone and its metabolites.

Androgel is formulated to absorb slowly over several hours thus closely approximating your normal daily testosterone cycle. Applying the gel to your testicles will result in rapid absorption giving you a high testosterone level followed by a steep decline. Such spikes in testosterone are not advisable and can cause several side effects including impotence and breast enlargement. Follow the direction!

 
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Placing it on the testes will also increase DHT (a form of testosterone) and that can cause increased hair loss and prostate problems.

 
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Old 07-01-2005, 08:12 AM   #11
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I just started using Anrodgel today and opened a packet and put it all on my stomach. My test was down to 189 and the Dr told me to take Androgel I was wondering if anyone here has been taking it for quite some time and what should I expect and does it make a big difference? How do you feel? Please explain thanks. Also I heard that someone said something about DHT is Androgel a DHT blocker becuase I heard the DHT blockers can shrink your penis any info you can give me wohuld be great thanks. Also if I put it on in the morning can I take a shower around 4pm or 5pm est? I also have a small dog and I'm afraid that it will get into his skin if I touch him or if I lay him on my lay when I said down ect like I said anyone info would be great.

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Old 07-02-2005, 06:37 AM   #12
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When you first start Androgel or any tetsosterone supplement you get a boost for about 3 weeks. "Everything" feels better. Then you decline to about where you were before. This is because your testicles were producing a little bit of trestosterone then the HRT told the pituritary that you had enough "T" & it shut down the testicle production of "T" & sperm.. Thus you backslid on your testosterone levels. The "T" levels should be in the upper third of the normal range3. The lower third is for guys ove 80.

If you include some low dose HCG injections every other day it might keep the natural "T" production by the testicles, ask your doctor.

Read "The Testosterone Syndrome by Eugene Shippen"

If you plan on any more children then find a doc that will let you try HCG before doing much testosterone supplements, as the "T" shuts down the sperm & testosterone production.

Also ask him about getting a prescription for compounded testosterone. If he does not try you on HCG you will probably need a higher dose than Androgel. The compounded testosterone that is twice as strong as Androgel is about 1/4 the price of Androgel.

You also need to keep getting the hormones tested every few months, make sure you get the estrogen E2 tested, if it gets too high you will grow breasts. An OTC pill, DIM can lower the Estrogen E2 if taken with vitiman E & Zinc

 
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