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    Blood work help?

    Hello, I've been on hrt for a couple years. I recently got a bottle of test cyp from a friend who got it from his buddy who "supposedly" owns a clinic. He said the test was pharm grade. I started taking it 2 weeks ago 1.5 cc a week and since I have lost my libido I have no drive to anything I don't want to train or anything. So I'm guessing its fake. My question is I'm going to get blood work tomorrow just for my test levels. Around what should they be to determine if its real or not. I took my last shot Sunday. Thanks Klutch

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    If your levels come above range that is one way...if that is the only test you are taking

    Also, the only real way to find out if you do one of the protocols in the stickies under the lab testing forum
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    What is the cyp dosed at? 200mg/mL?

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    1.5 ml ? But how many mg per ml is the test cyp ? Was the bottle labeled ?
    All you need to look for in your bloods for now is total test numbers and Estradiol, if that doesnt reveal it you can dig further but Im guessing those two tests will give you your answer.

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    Yes it's 200 mg.. I took free and total test today.. I'll know in a couple days what my levels are

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    and did you get estro in there too ? I hope

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    ^^if the test levels come in high, why would he need E2 levels to see if the test is legit?

    Also, for that amount of test he's taking I would not worry about E2 levels
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    Free test will tell everything....total with no e2 reading means little...

    OP....you posted you are on hrt.....what are you taking and were you taking it up to or into this 2 weeks of cyp use?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bulldogz View Post
    ^^if the test levels come in high, why would he need E2 levels to see if the test is legit?

    Also, for that amount of test he's taking I would not worry about E2 levels
    The reason I suggest E2 is because he complained of lethargy, which could be caused by either high estro or even low estro. If his test is bunk and hes been taking an AI his estro could very well be in the dirt. Estro is cheap enough to get tested and I find it often reveals a lot as far as mood ,energy, sex drive, and desire to work out. Test isnt everything , estro really needs to be checked too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NoviceAAS View Post
    The reason I suggest E2 is because he complained of lethargy, which could be caused by either high estro or even low estro. If his test is bunk and hes been taking an AI his estro could very well be in the dirt. Estro is cheap enough to get tested and I find it often reveals a lot as far as mood ,energy, sex drive, and desire to work out. Test isnt everything , estro really needs to be checked too.
    Riddle me this....I also have the same symptoms as OP...always tired and no libido at all

    I just had bloods done last wk and my e2 came back at 68.3 out of a range of 7.6 - 42.6

    I was in wk6 of a test/tne/dbol cycle...test around 800mg per wk and dbol 40mg ed

    My e2 is not too high or in the toilet, but just about right for the amount of gear I am on...

    OP is on a low amount of test per wk and his e2 should not be a problem but yes, bloods is the only way to tell, but I think its all in his head as it is in my case as well
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    Dbol could be the issue...at 6 weeks your about in that time frame were liver toxicity could be problematic....maybe just up your water by 2 and see how ya feel....

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    bulldogz

    Agreed, it can be a vexing situation, and although its possible to have these issues in our heads I think its far more likely our hormones are in flux . Blood tests are the best indicator but as you point out not every answer comes from them. Even though you arent on a progestin Id still get that checked, you could still have an issue there.
    Funny my symptoms with high E are still a desire to have sex, but poor function, still a desire to work out but low on strength.
    my symptoms on high prolactin are no desire to look at porn or have sex, pop a viagra get hard but cant be bothered with the effort, plus no desire to work out.

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    S2h I have been cruising 1cc a week since feb with no break I started 1.5cc 5-7 weeks ago i miss one week of injection before changing cyps. I started the new cyp since 10-20-13 so I'm guessing if its real I should be close 1200 range on test

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    Quote Originally Posted by s2h View Post
    Dbol could be the issue...at 6 weeks your about in that time frame were liver toxicity could be problematic....maybe just up your water by 2 and see how ya feel....
    Liver values came back high last wk but same as previous cycles...

    I also drink tons of water while on an oral and feel extremely bloated as it is

    Quote Originally Posted by NoviceAAS View Post
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    Agreed, it can be a vexing situation, and although its possible to have these issues in our heads I think its far more likely our hormones are in flux . Blood tests are the best indicator but as you point out not every answer comes from them. Even though you arent on a progestin Id still get that checked, you could still have an issue there.
    Funny my symptoms with high E are still a desire to have sex, but poor function, still a desire to work out but low on strength.
    my symptoms on high prolactin are no desire to look at porn or have sex, pop a viagra get hard but cant be bothered with the effort, plus no desire to work out.
    I already got bloodwork done last wk and only thing I can think of is ED, I do want to workout and can stay at the gym for at least 2hrs but my desire for sex is gone
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    Quote Originally Posted by bulldogz View Post
    Liver values came back high last wk but same as previous cycles...

    I also drink tons of water while on an oral and feel extremely bloated as it is



    I already got bloodwork done last wk and only thing I can think of is ED, I do want to workout and can stay at the gym for at least 2hrs but my desire for sex is gone
    Bulldog, are you using an ai? Which one? How was your sex drive when you started the cycle. Age?

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