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Androgens (Testosterone)

Androgens, such as testosterone, are male sex hormones that produce male sexual characteristics; androgens are also present at low levels in women. These hormones are important to the healthy functioning of many parts of the body.

Androgens are used to treat men whose hormone levels have decreased.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerAlan C. Dalkin, MD - Endocrinology
Current as ofMay 17, 2012

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Last Updated: May 17, 2012
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