Overview

Hypogonadism occurs when your sex glands produce little or no sex hormones. The sex glands, also called gonads , are the testes in men and the ovaries in women. Sex hormones help control sex characteristics, such as breast and testicle developmen[read article]

Tests for Hypogonadism

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Ultrasound scans use high-frequency sound waves to capture images and video. This helps doctors view portions of the body's interior without making an incision...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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An abdominal film, also known as an abdominal X-ray , helps doctors assess potential problems in your abdomen-particularly in your spleen, stomach, and intestines. ...  More
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Semen analysis, also known as the sperm count test, analyzes the health of a man's sperm. Semen is the fluid containing sperm that is released during male ejac...  More
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Karyotyping is a laboratory procedure that allows a physician to examine a patient's set of chromosomes. Karyotype also refers to the actual collection of chro...  More
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A testicular biopsy takes a tissue sample from your testicle for laboratory analysis. The two testicles are the male reproductive organs. They produce sperm and the...  More
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An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that use...  More
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Karyotyping is a laboratory procedure that allows a physician to examine a patient's set of chromosomes. Karyotype also refers to the actual collection of chro...  More
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Pelvic Exam
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Pelvic Ultrasound
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The thyroid is a small gland, shaped like a butterfly, which is located in the lower-front part of your neck. Your doctor can feel your thyroid by pressing his or h...  More
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head is a painless, noninvasive test that produces detailed images of your brain and brain stem. The test is carried out wit...  More
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An X-ray is a common imaging test that has been used for decades to help doctors view the inside of the body without having to make an incision. The X-ray was made ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Hypogonadism

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Hormone therapy is a treatment for women going through menopause.The hormones estrogen and progesterone help regulate a woman's menstrual cycle. They also play...  More
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Testosterone Replacement Therapy
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Prescribed Medications for Hypogonadism

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TESTOSTERONE (tes TOS ter one) is the main male hormone. It supports normal male traits such as muscle growth, facial hair, and deep voice. This medicine is used in...  More
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FOLLITROPIN ALFA (fol li TROE pin AL fa) helps stimulate the development of eggs within the ovary. It is used to treat women who have not been able to become pregna...  More
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HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN (HYOO muhn kor ee ON ik goe NAD oh troe pin) is a hormone. HCG is used for different reasons in men and women. HCG is used in combinati...  More
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Self Care for Hypogonadism

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Supportive Care
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