Testosterone Shots


What are the side effects of taking testosterone at a young age to boost lack of development? I’m 15.

Dr. Greene's Answer

For the past few years, you’ve watched the boys and girls in your class develop and change. Their bodies have changed in proportions, and growth spurts have sent their heights soaring. It can be tough to feel like you’re on the sidelines when it comes to puberty. Here is some information about the normal course of development and testosterone shots. 

Usually, the very first sign of puberty in boys is the enlargement of the testicles (longer than one inch) in order to pump out the supply of testosterone needed to orchestrate the rest of puberty. The skin of the scrotum also gets thinner.

The symphony of change continues with pubic hair and then underarm hair. The penis gets longer and then broader. The whole body grows and gets more muscular. As puberty winds down, the growth plates in the bones close, and you stop growing taller.

When there is no sign of any change by age 13 and a half (13 in girls), it’s a good idea to see a doctor to find out why. The most common reason is called constitutional delayed puberty. This is just a normal variation of the average time schedule. It often runs in families. These healthy people spontaneously go through normal puberty, but at a later date. They just aren’t aging as fast as their peers. A type of x-ray called a bone age scan shows bones that are aging right in synch with the puberty clock. These people keep growing after their peers have stopped. They also delay the beginning of the post-puberty decline.

Testosterone shots are often given to boys aged 14 or older who show no signs of puberty. A low dose is given monthly for four to six months. Puberty generally kicks in within 1 year after the testosterone treatment is begun and continues for about 2 years.

Side Effects

The body is primed for testosterone. Boys with delayed puberty who get the shots often end up being exposed to even less testosterone than their peers who began puberty earlier. Consequently, the side effects from this short-term, low dose are few.

Side effects can happen. Testosterone is one of the steroids people take to try to bulk up and gain weight for sports. This is a real mistake for people whose bodies are already making enough testosterone on their own.

You can expect a gain in weight and strength. You might develop acne. Boys who take testosterone sometimes get gynecomastia, or temporary feminine breast development, which disappears when the course of testosterone is over. The same can happen with male-pattern baldness. Acne, gynecomastia, and baldness are the three most common side effects reported.

A little sodium and water retention is also common while taking testosterone, but not enough to be a problem for those who are otherwise healthy. Sometimes the blood pressure is elevated. Testosterone can also elevate cholesterol levels. Blood clotting problems are rare. Liver problems are common in those taking oral forms of the hormone for long periods of time but are very rare in those who take the shots. Serious problems, such as blood-filled cysts or liver tumors, are rare, and these usually go away when the testosterone is stopped. Some people may experience emotional and behavioral changes with steroid use, including irritability, aggressiveness, euphoria, depression, and mood swings.

The Bottom Line

That list of side effects sounds formidable, but it is not too different from the list of things that can accompany puberty. Low-dose testosterone shots for up to 6 months are pretty safe.

For most boys experiencing late puberty, being short is more difficult to deal with than the delay in sexual changes. There has been some concern that taking testosterone might decrease final height, but short-term, low-dose testosterone doesn’t compromise height. It won’t increase your overall height, either. In people with constitutional puberty delay, puberty eventually arrives whether or not testosterone is used. Testosterone just helps puberty kick in earlier and can help your enjoyment of the next couple of years by putting you on the same playing field as your peers.

April 24, 2008
Published on: October 01, 1999
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i am 15 and a half and show little signs of puberty like some pubic hair around my penis but that’s about it. I am only 5 foot 3. My penis hasn’t grown at at really and i am embarrassed to talk about it. What should i do?

Dear WB,

Thanks for writing in.

Even though it’s embarrassing, your best move is to talk to your parents about your concern. You could say something as simple as, “I’m not growing the way I think I should and I’d like to talk to my doctor about it. Can you help me make an appointment to see him?”

Your doctor is very used to this and will not be at all embarrassed and will do his best to make this easy for you. You will tell him your concerns — about your height, your penis size, and your worry that you aren’t going through puberty yet. He will do a physical exam and let you know what he thinks. He may reassure you it’s all normal, he may want to run some tests, or he may have suggestions to help you.

No matter the outcome, you will likely be relieved just having your concerns addressed.

I hope that helps.
Best, @MsGreene
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Reading your information has given me some insight. I believe I’m a victim of delayed puberty. I’m presently 26 years old 6′ 2″, which I think that I hit a delayed due to the fact that my penis is short and not large in width. Do you thin that I need to have it check out? I believe that I should be bigger and much longer than I’m at my age. Please advise.

I am a school nurse and have a 4 yr. old student who has been diagnosed with Kallmann Syndrome. He recently received 2 testosterone injections and will be receiving another one next week. This student is having some behavioral concerns (hitting other children) and I was wondering if it could be a side effect of the injections. Your input would be very much appreciated. Thank you.

Hi Susan.

School nurses are among my heroes. And great question about the testosterone treatment. This would certainly be able to affect his behavior. Emotional lability, depression, headaches, confusion, irritability, and aggressive behavior are each reported in 1 to 10% of the people being treated.

All the best to you and your student.

I’m 17 years old and still shows no signs of puberty, however i have pubic har in the base of my penis around .5 cm long.

I am going to take testosterone shots after your suggestion. So, what type of testosterone shot should i use? How long? How big the test? Where will the testosterone be injected? and lastly, what should i worry when injecting testosterone?

Thank you !

Please! I need your help!


I Turn 14 in two weeks, and have shown barely any signs of puberty. my penis is is around [redacted], it may not seem to to small for my age, but my penis size has not changed at all since i was a little boy. i’m getting extremely worried now, because i’m so behind in development in my class. its embarrassing. is seeing a local GP a good idea??

Hi Ben,

At your age, it’s a good idea to have a regular check up with your pediatrician or GP every year. In your next visit is would be perfectly normal for you to bring up your concerns.

I hope that helps.
Best, @MsGreene
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I’m 21 year old…suffering from delayed puberty…give me some tips for puberty

I am 20 and i haven’t hit puberty yet..i feel so depressed to tell anyone.At first i thought i was gonna hit puberty someday..but now i am scared.pls help me doc.

Hey Kumar,

I’m not a doctor, but it sounds like it would be wise for you to talk to one. I believe the outside for starting puberty is 15 or 18 years old. I don’t think you have anything to worry about, but may need a kick-start.


I am 20 now, and have been getting testosterone replacement since a year, in a small dose of 50 cc every three weeks (during June-August it was paused to see if my body picks up on its own but tests revealed that testosterone levels still went down to nothing). Height grew, but no facial hair or muscular body, so the dose has been recently increased by the doctor to 200cc every two weeks. Bone age showed delayed puberty too. Karyotyping showed that I don’t have any Klinefelter etc syndromes.
Recently facial hair started to appear but doctor is ceasing the shots for a month and a half to see if my body starts producing own testosterone, but the doctor tried it after the first 6 months of shots too and the testosterone regressed to pre pubertal, so I’m scared if it will be the same now. The doctor wants to start Clomid for three months to see if that works. What would your comments be?

So I am 14 right now and my birthday is in the next three months… I have very large inflamed nipples and wondered what should I do… I am going to buy shots pills or whatever it takes to get rid of the inflamed nipples. I just wanted to ask you what would be some side affects

Hi, I’m 15 I have fine hairs on top of my penis and hairs on my testicles and inflamed breasts but no other signs and btw I haven’t hit my growth spirt yet I’m 149 cm tall. The doctors have said they they should test my blood to see if my testorone is low or something else is stopping Puberty and growth I feel constantly down and conscious of my height and my penis size. Please help me


Thanks for writing in.

It sounds like your doctor has the right idea. At 15, testing is in order and will give you the information you need before any actions are taken. It’s likely the tests will reveal just the information you need to get to a great action plan.

Sorry this is so difficult. Glad you’ve engaged with your physician.

Best, @MsGreene
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I’m 18 in college and I’m a late bloomer I have a deep voice, decent amount of pubic hair and leg hair,little armpit hair, I’m 5’8, and I weigh 120. I still have a penis of a 12 year old

I understand your situation very well I turned 18 this past November am also a late bloomer it’s very sad I have a girl away from here someday we will be together after collage I hope I really need help if there an injection or any thing….Am normal with pubic hair I have a base too am 5 10 in height I just need help with this same case!!!!


Thanks for writing in.

I’m sure this must be very concerning. At your age, it’s appropriate to bring this up with a doctor. You can discuss this with your pediatrician (even though you are 18, he could be very helpful for this issue), or you could see an adult Internist. Additionally, most colleges have a health center for students that is very reasonably priced.

I hope that helps.
Best, @MsGreene
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Hey! I am 14 years old and weigh about 87 pounds. I am only 5 foot. I am really depressed about life because of my height. I was wanting to know what I could do to hit puberty. My doctor says I am not really showing any signs of puberty.


Take it from someone that didnt hit puberty until later in school. As a freshman I was 88lbs and about 5′ in height and was the smallest kid in my school. I was teased by my peers and had no chance at girls given my late development. It was frustrating not hitting puberty until almost my junior year, and not really growing until the Summer before my senior year, but when it happened I was ready. I had confidence becasue I took what we both would consider to be a negative and turned it around. I invested in my attitude and how I presented myself to my peers and adults. I discovered that I was smarter than most because I hit the books and I also discovered that both myself and my classmates had self doubts and image issues. I recently went to my 30th high school reunion and I was remembered by everyone as their small classmate and was asked when I grew becasue I am about 6’1″ and taller than all but two of my classmates. It can be frustrating but please remember that God closes some doors temporarily while he opens others. Take this time to get good grades and enjoy your age for what it is. Have a sense of humor and be confident in everything you do because that is much more important to girls than your physical attributes. In time I figured out that the body that hit puberty late is also the same body that hasn’t seemed to age or degrade as fast as those my same age. The greatest part of my story is that I turned out to be quite succesful and at my 30th reunion I held my head high while most of my classmates were the ones with a lack of confidence and didn’t like their middle aged bodies. It all works out in the end.


By 15, most kids have started puberty. If you haven’t started puberty at 14, it’s time to start looking into the reason. It sounds like your doctor isn’t concerned, which is a good sign, but I doubt he knows how concerned you are. Depending on your insurance coverage, it could be possible to see a specialist such as an endocrinologist. I would suggest you talk to your pediatrician and tell him you are very concerned about your height, you are depressed, you are being bullied (if you are) and you want treatment. Let him know this is really hard for you, and you don’t want to just wait and see when puberty will start. He will likely either run tests or refer you to a specialist.

I hope that helps.
Best, @MsGreene
Note: I am the co-founder of DrGreene.com, but I am not Dr. Greene and I am not a doctor. Please keep that in mind when reading my comments and replies.

Hi I am adym
I want to take testosterone shots so what is the requirements and I am 16years old boy

Before taking testosterone shots, you must go to your doctor and get a thorough physical exam. He will tell you if you qualify and if having testosterone shots is good choice for you to make.

Best, @MsGreene
Note: I am the co-founder of DrGreene.com, but I am not Dr. Greene and I am not a doctor. Please keep that in mind when reading my comments and replies.

I would like to know why my body started to mature at the age of 35. Why so late?
I searched the internet and nothing. Its unheard of.


What do you mean “started to mature”?

Note: I am the co-founder of DrGreene.com, but I am not Dr. Greene and I am not a doctor. Please keep that in mind when reading my comments and replies.

I am 20 now, and have been getting testosterone replacement since a year, in a small dose of 50 cc every three weeks (during June-August it was paused to see if my body picks up on its own but tests revealed that testosterone levels still went down to nothing). Height grew, but no facial hair or muscular body, so the dose has been recently increased by the doctor to 200cc every two weeks. Bone age showed delayed puberty too. Karyotyping showed that I don’t have any syndromes, but I’m still scared if I’ll end up being normal… What are your comments on this? I will really appreciate it…

Hello I just turned 14 in November and I got my first testosterone injection about 2 weeks ago because i haven’t had any signs of puberty yet. I have three more shots to take (one every month) and I was wondering when I will start to see signs in puberty. (My bone age is 1 and a half year behind)

Coming from a late bloomer who didn’t start till the age of 18, I think you have plenty of time to figure this out, unlike the panic I had. I experienced the first signs after a month or so of shots, but it can be variable, so no worries!

I am 17 and taking testosterone for 3months.at my third shot of testosterone i had water retention in face and legs.does this water retention is permanent or temporary?

I am 14 years old and i’m turning 15. Everyone in my class at school has a bigger penis than my [redacted] long one. I barely have any hair on my penis and no hair in my armpits. I often get made fun of because I have a small penis. Did i get it from my dad because he has a very small penis to or is it random. I hope it’s just late puberty and not me having to live like this. ;(


It sounds like you are still in an early stage of puberty. Have you checked this chart to find out your Tanner Stage of puberty?

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Hi I’m 17(18 in august). I am around 5 ft 11.
I have Pubic and leg hair and very little facial hair. I have had it with 3 or 4 years but no other signs of puberty. I have a small prnis and testicles and have not ever ejaculated. I work out but don’t put on muscle and don’t get much bigger. What can I do?


At 17, it’s wise to see a physician. Pediatricians are likely the best because they are used to dealing with issues around puberty. The doctor will do a physical exam and may have some blood tests run.


Hi, im 17 and going to be 18 in March. Im only 5 foot 3, although I have gotten taller over the past few months. But still my face looks very young and I only have like four small hairs on my chin and and some hair on my upper lip, which I shave every few months. Theres also no sign of armpit or chest hair. The only positive things are that as I said I have gotten a bit taller recently and I have had some pubic hair for some time as well as hair on my legs. But I m now almost 18 and havent had a growth spurt and people always say I look 15. Also I only weigh 105lbs and am very thin. Could I take testosterone shots now or is it too late ? If not, what do you reccomend as a diet or sports ? (Ps I used to play soccer and all my joints would hurt really bad after each training session and the physio told me that it was because my bones were still developing so I stopped training about 2 years ago and havent really done any physical activity since then.)


Most boys begin puberty no later than 14. At 17, it’s time to dig into this and find out why you are having delayed puberty. A great place to start is with your pediatrician, but if you don’t get the answers you need, ask for a referral to an endocrinologist. In my opinion, you need a full work-up to determine next steps.

Co-founder and Executive Producer, DrGreene.com


I am 28, my physical look is ok no problem at all but my testicals and my penis is not grown up as it supposed to be. This makes me depressed and unconfident. Please advise me what should I use to cure this?


At 28, it would be smart to have a full workup by a urologist. You can get a referral from your primary care physician, if your insurance requires a referral.

In a comment below, Chris shares his personal story and it applies to your question:

“… my penis remained extremely small, far outside the normal range for adult men. Here’s the thing – as we get older, we have total control over who sees us naked, and who learns this about us, the occasional medical procedure excepted. It didn’t stop me from dating, from having relationships, or from getting married. Yes, I worried a great deal about it, and it was a problem from time to time, but by age 28, it didn’t really much matter, and it didn’t ruin my life. Worrying about it excessively might have, but then it’d have been 100 percent my fault.”


I’m 14 going on 15 and show no signs of puberty. Am I allowed to take testosterone tablets.

No do not take them they don’t work and also they shut down the test u do have !!!!! Go to your doctor and ask why u haven’t hit puberty yet . And they will tell u why if not they will take blood and will count the test u have and don’t have . And they will give testrone injection till u have hit puberty

No, don’t ever take tablets, always shots or gels. From the post above:
“Liver problems are common in those taking oral forms of the hormone for long periods of time but are very rare in those who take the shots.”

I’m 15 I’m 5 feet 2 inches I only 100 pounds I have very little pubic hair and no pit hair, and a abnormally small penis. I have low self-esteem and I have slipped into a deep depression and now I’m starting too have suicidal thoughts.:( I just want to be normal.

Dear DE,

The most important thing in your comment above is that you’ve become depressed and are having suicidal thoughts. You need to get help ASAP. Don’t wait. It may become harder to talk about. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) now and discuss your depression and fears.

It is wise for you to seek medical care for physical concerns. This can start with your primary care physician, but may include specialists to evaluate your stage of puberty and possible treatments if needed.

Please reach out now to the people at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). They know how to help you.

Very concerned,

Hey, I’m 20 years old and I’m 4’9…… I sometimes get mistaken to be a 5th grader…. I have no confidence because I have a 2 inch penis…. I just don’t know what to do anymore because I plan on having a family one day and I wouldn’t want my little son looking older than me at age 12.

Hey, My name is Abraham. I live in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia which is in east Africa. I am 19 and a half years old. I just showed signs of puberty. I only have pubic hair. I don’t have arm pit hair. I have a high voice like a child and overall I look like a child. And people assume that am 7th grader and don’t believe me when i say am freshman at college. I am having a hard time at college, they don’t take me seriously, the professors are making fun of me. I really am in a hard place right now. I get depressed everytime and hate myself. But when i try to talk to doctors here they don’t take me seriously they think am just a spoiled brat.

Its alright man I’m 33 and I have a chode too. I’m 4’5.

Hi i started taking testosterone when i was around 15 and stopped when i was 16 i am now nearly 18 i have never had any problems with my height i have always been rather tall and big built. The treatment has worked to a degree i have acne, hair over my body but its not happening fast enough down there its so frustrating i dont know what to do, am i finished puberty and stuck like this or do i have alot more growing to do im so depressed and frustrated will going to the docters and asking for more hormones make this happen faster ? I just dont know what to do .

I didn’t not hit puberty til age 17. I was 5’10” 155 lbs. I was also a great athlete but all the other boys were getting hair bigger and faster. I didn’t take anything but supplements to build muscle and weight. When I finally hit puberty at 17 1/2 I got so much faster agile and stronger than the other players. In 3 months I grew to 6’2″ 210 lbs. Just wait it out and it will happen. Also my penis didn’t get its biggest until I was 22 so give that all its time also.

Hi i started these shots almost 6 months ago having 1 shot a month in the @$$, lol
im 5 foot and age 16 its embarrassing to tell people my age because people say i look like a 12 year old, my penis and balls are quite small and I really wish i just had enough confidence to be happy. I have hair on my armpits and pubic area. I have one more shot left in march and im hoping that by summer i look a little older. I reallllyyy really dont want to look like this when im graduating from highschool next year it would kill me….

Cory: At 4 foot 10 I was the shortest kid in my entire school in the 7th grade. No girl ever looked at me and I was not picked for any sports team. To me my penis size didn’t matter (it was proportionately small as well) because I figured I’d never need it for anything besides peeing anyway. I was not bullied because I was a fierce little 89 pound fighter and people knew that, but otherwise I was alone and miserable. Then I went away for the summer in which I turned 13. Spent it at our new country home. Came back to school in September at 5 foot 8 and 135 pounds. Nobody at school seemed to know who I was. Seriously. And the penis was suddenly something any man would be happy with. Now in the 8th grade and recognizably male, I became a top athlete and an person of interest to girls. All this in a few months. The moral of the story is Hang In There, buddy! You’re tough situation is very temporary. By the way, my son still looked 12 when he was 16 also – by 17 he was 5’10” with a hairier chest than me. It also occurred virtually overnight. Boys who are late to the party having been going through this angst since the first boy walked the planet. It gets better, believe me, son.

My son has just started testosterone injections monthly for a year at 100mg. He previously had a three month course that resulted in minimum response. I am concerned because after only two injections this time around he appears to have suddenly put on a dramatic amount of weight especially to his face, chest and stomach. As you can imagine he is finding this difficult to cope with. There has been no apparent height gain I should add.

My son is 9 years old and he was circumcised when he was born but you cant tell. He still has to pull back skin and his penis is only an inch long. His pediatrician said he is fine but i dont belive its normal. Should i get a second opinion and what type of doctor should we see?

I started to treatment at 14
3x injection for per month.

Now i am 21 and i have scoliosis with +50 degree for 5 years.

Is it cause of treatment?

Is it ok for a 16 year old girl to take testosterone shots indefinitely? (transmale)

I’m surprised that the most common chromosomal variation in males (47,XXY) is not mentioned here, as the only key consequence is low testosterone (with its expected symptoms) and more rarely penile and testes size. If it affects 1 in 500 boys, virtually all the signs and symptoms reported by the posts on this stream fit the profile. It explains why only 30% of cases are ever diagnosed, if a Karyotype blood test is not the first level of assessment is offered. The recommendation to wait and see can only be offered once the syndrome has been excluded.
For up-to-date information, please consult genetic.org. It is supported by the world leaders in the field and they hold a biennial conference for families, adults and professionals. They publish information brochures and have a hotline for an informal chat and advice.

I’m 19 and have looked to have gone through puberty but my penis is abnormally small the same with my testes. Am I now too old to get these testosterone boosters if so what can I do as I now have no confidence to do anything

You may require a Karyotype blood test to check if there is a genetic reason for your observations. One in 500 males have a genetic variation of the sex chromosome. This is not inherited, but simply an event that occurs naturally at conception when the first few cells start dividing to form the fetus. It is called XXY syndrome. If your test result is positive, there is treatment but no cure, and lots of support groups online. Best wishes!

My 15 year old nephew is worried about several things. He’s very small, body wise and male parts wise. Now, his birth mother used drugs during pregnancy, he was beaten/abused until he was 2 and then he was adopted by a loving family and he’s been on adhd meds pretty much his whole life. The biggest concern is blood when urinating and during ejaculation, which is very worrisome. I’ve mentioned this to his dad several times starting many months ago, but he has yet to go see a doctor. He is 5’2″ and weighs maybe around 100 pounds and previous doctors have said he won’t grow much more so aside from the blood, I wonder if he had low T?

Any advice including how to get a sense of urgency to his dad would be greatly appreciated.

As a mom, I have to say, blood in the urine should not be left unchecked. This would be a good reason to go to the doctor and then you can bring up all your other concerns. If you live close enough, or can make your way there, it might be helpful if you offer to take your nephew to the doctor, with his father’s permission.

I’m sure your nephew will appreciate everything you do on his behalf.

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As the father of a 9 year old boy, I have concerns over his present (and future penis size). Can you advise at what age he would/should receive treatment?
My wife has raised concerns about our son’s penis size, based in part on what she sees when she takes him swimming/sports etc.

This is a good time to bring it up with your pediatrician. He may want to monitor size as puberty begins and having a baseline could be helpful.

I’m 17 and considering taking 200/300 mg of testosterone enanthate each week for 10 weeks, is this advisable?

That’s too much! I’m 25 and I will start TRT tomorrow and my doctor recommended me 100mg every week. I wouldn’t recommend you to start any testosterone treatment without going to a lab and getting your hormones levels. Look that I’m not even mentioning a doctor, but make sure you track your hormone levels, and remember you can end up infertile after using testosterone, this is because your body stop producing it. I even froze sperm today itself. good luck.

For a boy that has not hit puberty at all I would say an injection of 0.4ml Sustanon 250 every 3 weeks for up to 3-5 injections, bro.

Thank you! I was wondering what the “low” dose should be and nobody was saying! Appreciate your help!

PS..not for me, my 14 year old son. I am not worried about him really, he is actually pretty much on target but as an upcoming freshman and an athlete he has been a little down on his self confidence since he has been doing summer work outs at the high school and the upper class guys are in there as well…debating giving him a little boost ?

I’m 13 and a half now and show absolutely no sign of puberty and it’s causing me depression and I don’t feel like a “teenager” and don’t feel like most kids my age. Please help me!!

Been there. Have a little more patience, and go to your GP when you are 14 and still show no signs.

This would be a great time to talk to your doctor. He will likely do a physical exam and discuss your options.

Hope that is helpful,

I m 15yrs old but my height in 146 cm i need to grow more… because i want to become a model in future.. so please suggest me a method to increase my height.. hope to get back a reply soon!

My son is almost 13 1/2 years old, seems to be normal height, but is not showing any signs of physical maturity. He is still built like he was in elementary school and has no hair at all anywhere on his body (except for normal places), and is showing signs of fear in football. Would testosterone shots be a possible solution for him?

If he hits 14 years of age and still isn’t showing signs of hitting puberty. And his testes are still relatively small. Go to your GP.

I have gotten tall slightly but my penis is not growing it’s like 2-3inches and it’s not thick and I don’t produce cum I have small testies and a little pubes and under arm hair but I’m 16 what do I do

At 16, it’s time for a visit with your doctor. Pediatricians see patients until they are completely finished with puberty, so this could be a good choice. Alternatively, this could be a good time to switch to see an Internist for your primary doctor.

Hi. My 9 yr old son was born with a micro penis and no testicles. We had exploratory surgery done to see if the testicles were hiding… and there were none. My question is, at what age should he start getting testosterone shots.

what is considered a low dose?

For a boy who has not hit puberty yet I would say 0.4ml Sustanon 250 every 3 weeks.

Im 18 I just started taking the medicine how fast can I expect it to work for me. I need it to be quick because I’m going off to college soon. Please help Doctor Greene

Im 16 and im really short also have a body of a little kid. Now I’m worried that im not gonna grow more because my mom and I have the same height. So I think I got that from her and i really wish to grow a few more inches. When I ask people about that they keep telling I should have a good hours of sleep, but I have tight schedule because of my work and school. If there’s a good Vitamins or pills that will effectively help me then I would love to know about that. Anyway, I will really really appreciate it if you take time to read and email me back. Thank toy so much for your time.

I started the treatment at 14 and I am now 15. I have not grown in height more then 1/4 of an inch and I am worried that my bad habit of masturbation is whats stopping it. I only do it about once every 2 weeks. Is that whats causing me to not grow?

Hi, I have this treatment when i was 12 and i am wondering if that could have had an effect on my nose and ears since testosterone at puberty influence a lot those.