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    HELP: Do I have Deep Vein Thrombosis??

    A few days ago I felt a sharp pain on the bottom of my right foot. It was painful to walk on it. Now my whole foot is red, swollen, and warm. My wife is freaking out and wants to take me to the ER thinking it’s DVT. But I am sure it can't be... I’ve only been on TRT since April, and I donated...
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    Blocking Testosterone Increased Thrombosis in Men with Prostate Cancer

    Risk of thromboembolic disease in men with prostate cancer undergoing androgen deprivation therapy. O'Farrell S, et al. BJU Int. 2016. Abstract OBJECTIVES: To investigate the risk of thromboembolic disease (TED) in men with prostate cancer (PCa) on androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), while...
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    Study Finds No Increased Blood Clots in Men on Testosterone

    The association between testosterone therapy and thrombotic risk in elderly men remains controversial. During a presentation at the 2015 AUA Annual meeting in New Orleans, Ranjith Ramasamy, MD, from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, shed light on this hot topic. Learn more on the studies and...
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    Testosterone and Blood Clots: Study Finds No Link

    A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston of more than 30,000 commercially insured men is the first large comparative analysis to show that there is no link between testosterone therapy and blood clots in veins. The study found that middle-aged and older men who...
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    The putative mechanisms underlying testosterone and cardiovascular risk

    A very well written short opinion article that summarizes factors that may increase cardiovascular risks of testosterone. All have been reviewed on ExcelMale.com but it is nice to see them summarized in a short paper by Dr Lipshultz' team. They did not include high estradiol as a causative...
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    Can Testosterone Induce Blood Clots and Thrombosis? Interview with Dr Charles Glueck

    In my work collecting information for ExcelMale.com, I review abstracts daily on latest studies related to testosterone, men's health, nutrition, and more. I am always looking for studies that stand out and are no just repetitions of what we have seen before. Contrarian data to what I assume we...
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