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    Need help understanding test result

    The other week i got a blood test done to check for thyroid amongst other things my test levels

    here is my test result
    Serum testosterone level (XE2dr) 12.5 nmoI/L (9.0-29.0)

    i don't understand it, is it telling me I have low? medium? high test?

    I'm 21 and have never cycled before ...

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    maybe i need to elaborate, is it quite low of a 21 year old. Despite having a near top diet, sleep 6-8 hours a night etc

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    Quote Originally Posted by powerclean View Post
    The other week i got a blood test done to check for thyroid amongst other things my test levels

    here is my test result
    Serum testosterone level (XE2dr) 12.5 nmoI/L (9.0-29.0)

    i don't understand it, is it telling me I have low? medium? high test?

    I'm 21 and have never cycled before ...
    your post is a little vague can you post the actual results you recieved from the lab ?

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    that's literally the result i got on my sheet for my testosterone level

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    He's in the UK, and they use nmol/L, to convert to ng/dL, multiply by 28.82 = ~360 in a range of 260-835.

    That is definitely not an ideal reading for a 21 yr old.

    What should he do? Well... discuss...

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    So he's in range but not in the top 3rd where he should be. Not sure about the UK but in the states a doc probably wouldn't help you but a clinic would if you weren't so young.

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    You should go to the source on this one. Who did the lab test? Ask them for help/support with this. It's the safest way

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    TRT trending on yahoo

    Found this trending on yahoo, seems like a lot of good info and some not so good.




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    U should ask them to explain it to U. From the results U posted, U are in low range which is strange for your age. A clinic or endrocrinologist could explain it to u and the treatment for it.
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    Well i went to my local GP after i became suspicious i may have low test because I can't put muscle on for shit, despite sacrificing three years of my life, ie no drinking, no going out on my Birthday eating an OCD diet if you like counting macros etc, i gained weight but 95% was fat!

    Well I saw my GP today and she said it was in a normal range and no further action was needed. I asked if i could be referred to an endo and she said she had to run it by her boss, she said she will call me tomorrow, but I am not hopeful....

    Funny thing is i'm ridiculously, ridiculously hairy, hair every where! An yet my dad or my mums and dad or dads dad were pretty much hairless, kinda strange for someone with relatively low test :/

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    thats normal for an 80 year old lol. i dont know if you have trt clinics there, you might want to look into going to one, or insist that they send you to an endo so you can be checked out

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    Quote Originally Posted by powerclean View Post
    Well i went to my local GP after i became suspicious i may have low test because I can't put muscle on for shit, despite sacrificing three years of my life, ie no drinking, no going out on my Birthday eating an OCD diet if you like counting macros etc, i gained weight but 95% was fat!

    Well I saw my GP today and she said it was in a normal range and no further action was needed. I asked if i could be referred to an endo and she said she had to run it by her boss, she said she will call me tomorrow, but I am not hopeful....

    Funny thing is i'm ridiculously, ridiculously hairy, hair every where! An yet my dad or my mums and dad or dads dad were pretty much hairless, kinda strange for someone with relatively low test :/

    maybe you are adopted and they never told you...Or your mom fucked a monkey.

    unfortunately, i bet since you are in range, no US doc will put you on TRT.....well maybe an elvis doc...a clinic wont either since you are only 21....????

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coop817 View Post
    maybe you are adopted and they never told you...Or your mom fucked a monkey.

    unfortunately, i bet since you are in range, no US doc will put you on TRT.....well maybe an elvis doc...a clinic wont either since you are only 21....????
    Coop - that's harsh! The kid just wants a better quality of life, give him a break. We all know docs won't treat a 21 yr old with testosterone if his level is "within range", but perhaps he can find another way like a lot of the guys on this board. Lets just say with a level like that at 21, he's going to be on TRT at some point. Just a matter of time.

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    surprise surprise my docs boss said no, although i am seeing him next week to discuss it further. Although i can't get on the NHS (for now) i believe my doctor said to me that she can write a recommendation. I'm seeing her tomorrow so once i get a recommendation, i can private, but thats going to be costly....

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    Quote Originally Posted by powerclean View Post
    surprise surprise my docs boss said no, although i am seeing him next week to discuss it further. Although i can't get on the NHS (for now) i believe my doctor said to me that she can write a recommendation. I'm seeing her tomorrow so once i get a recommendation, i can private, but thats going to be costly....
    Dude if you are in the UK all you need to self administer is easy to get, and cheap. Oh, and an ellipses is three dots, not four.

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