Diagnosing Low Testosterone

Dr. Loren Grossman, MD, FRCPC, FACP, Endocrinologist, goes over what tests need to be done in order to diagnose low testosterone accurately.

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Dr. Loren Grossman, MD, FRCPC, FACP, Endocrinologist, goes over what tests need to be done in order to diagnose low testosterone accurately.
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Quiz: Do You Understand Diagnosing Low Testosterone? ( 3 participated.)

Test your knowledge by answering the following questions:

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You need to your blood test done in the late afternoon, when testosterone levels are at their highest..

1

Total testosterone by itself is not sufficient to diagnose low testosterone.

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Testosterone does exhibit a circadian rhythm.

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Testing ferritin ensures that elevated iron stores are not a cause for anything that may show up in your lab results.

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Testosterone doesn't circulate in the blood.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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