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What would cause a twenty year old to have a low testosterone,

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what would cause a twenty year old to have a low testosterone, cortisol and LH level? And what can be done to address it?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
HelloPlease put in the exact valuesAnd the lab reference ranges
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
I have not heard back from you.If all of these are truly low, this would point to a rare pituitary gland problem in some cases.Low testosterone from a testicular problem would typicall cause an ellevated LH He needs to see an endocrinologist at this point. OK, so that is an initial answer….Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. Davidthese pituitary disorders are so uncommon, that they are really never seebut you would also have growth hormone deficiency and you would have drawfism and short stature from low growth hormone.and this would have been detected a long time agowhy do you think you have low testosterone and low LH levels?