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Some Questions You Might Ask Your Health Care Provider about Low Testosterone

When you go to see your doctor, you may be a bit nervous. It will help if you make a list of the most important things on your mind. Here are some ideas:

  1. What tests will I need to find out if I need Testosterone Therapy (TT)?
  2. Will I have to repeat these tests? If so, how often?
  3. Does a Low-T level make it hard for me to make sperm? 
  4. Will TT help me to be more fertile? 
  5. What methods of TT are there? Which one would you suggest for me? Why? 
  6. I have diabetes. Does this mean I will need TT?
  7. I have trouble getting an erection. Will TT help with sexual function?
  8. During or after treatment, are there any changes I can make to my life and routine to help keep my testosterone level normal?
  9. My son was born with low testosterone. Will he need TT all his life?
  10. Are there support groups to help my son cope with his TD?
  11. Heart disease is in my family. Is it safe for me to have TT?