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June 5th, 2012, 07:42 AM
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If a woman has extremely low testosterone levels ( discovered through blood testing) , is there anyway she can concieve and if so, how?? Prescription testosterone has warning labels that state to not take it if you are pregnant or trying to concieve. However, of you have low levels of testosterone it seems that it would be very hard to concieve.

I am only 29 and have very painful ovulations along with no sexual drive. My doctor tested me for hormones and the tess came back with abnormally low testosterone levels. This scares me because my fiancé and I want to TTC shortly after the wedding.
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June 5th, 2012, 08:54 AM
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I don't have experience with low testosterone; however, I would suggest seeing a RE (Reproductive Endocrinologist) before you start TTC so that you can get a full picture of what's going on and to see if that will affect your TTC journey or pregnancy at all. Your OB could probably give you some information about it as well, but RE's are definitely the experts when it comes to this kind of thing.
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