What is hypogonadism?

Hypogonadism refers to a condition in which the body does not produce enough testosterone. This happens when the testes or ovaries do not function properly.

The signs and symptoms of hypogonadism differ depending on the age when it begins. Signs and symptoms in adolescent boys may include:

Hypogonadism symptoms developing in adult males may include:

Why does hypogonadism happen? There are two basic types of hypogonadism:

Some common causes include:

Diagnosis involves blood tests to measure testosterone levels. Treatment varies depending on age and the cause but may include testosterone replacement therapy.

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