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What problems are associated with hypogonadism?

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When it happens in adult men, hypogonadism may cause the following problems:

  • Erectile dysfunction (the inability to achieve or maintain an erection)
  • Infertility
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Decrease in beard and growth of body hair
  • Decrease in size or firmness of the testicles
  • Decrease in muscle mass and increase in body fat
  • Lose of bone mass (osteoporosis)
  • Enlarged male breast tissue
  • Hot flashes, mood swings, irritability, depression, fatigue

SOURCE:
American Urology Association.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 12, 2017

SOURCE:
American Urology Association.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 12, 2017

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