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The prostate and other safety issues 

The prostate and other safety issues
The prostate and other safety issues

Hermann M. Behre

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date: 06 August 2021

Conditions in which testosterone administration is associated with a high risk of adverse outcome have to be ruled out carefully before initiating therapy.

Hypogonadal patients on testosterone substitution therapy should be monitored for potential adverse side effects on a regular basis.

Testosterone therapy stimulates prostate growth in patients with hypogonadism, but only to that comparable with age-matched controls. Patients with lower urinary tract symptoms before as well as during testosterone therapy should obtain a urological evaluation....

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