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About Hypogonadism

Possible Causes of Hypogonadism

  • autoimmune disorders, such as Addison’s disease and hypoparathyroidism
  • genetic disorders, such as Turner syndrome and Klinefelter syndrome
  • severe infections, especially mumps involving your testicles
  • liver and kidney diseases
  • undescended testes
  • hemochromatosis, which happens when your body absorbs too much iron
  • radiation exposure
  • surgery on your sexual organs
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Symptoms that may appear in females include:

  • lack of menstruation
  • slow or absent breast growth
  • hot flashes
  • loss of body hair
  • low or absent sex drive
  • milky discharge from breasts

Symptoms that may appear in males include:

  • loss of body hair
  • muscle loss
  • abnormal breast growth
  • reduced growth of penis and testicles
  • erectile dysfunction
  • osteoporosis
  • low or absent sex drive
  • infertility
  • fatigue
  • hot flashes
  • difficulty concentrating

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