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Protocol for secondary hypogonadism

Hello, please excuse my curiosity. My endocrinologist has put me on 5000iu x 3 / week of HCG. I've been following this for over 6 months now. So far, here's what happened:

Testosterone - from 1.9 to 18.1 (nmol/L) (after only 2 months)
sperm count - was 3.1 and now 7 (x10*9) (in 6 months)
HGB - from 163 to 177 g/L

I'm a bit concerned and sadly I can't get a second opinion where I'm from. Is this a normal healthy protocol? I'm 37 and trying to have kids.

Any input is greatly appreciated

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replied May 28th, 2014
Hello Paulo,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
The treatment prescribed seems to have helped you in increasing your testosterone levels as well as your sperm counts thus improving your chances for having children (provided there are no other factors affecting fertility). Consider discussing your reports with your treating doctor/urologist/endocrinologist and proceed with further management options as charted by your treating doctor/urologist/endocrinologist. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/urologist/endocrinologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.

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