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    Good news for HCG Fans and recovery

    Successful treatment of anabolic steroid -induced azoospermia with human chorionic gonadotropin and human menopausal gonadotropin.

    Menon DK.

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. [email protected]

    OBJECTIVE: To document for the first time the successful treatment using human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG ) and human menopausal gonadotropins (hMG) of anabolic steroid-induced azoospermia that was persistent despite 1 year of cessation from steroid use . DESIGN: Clinical case report. SETTINGS: Tertiary referral center for infertility. PATIENT(S): A married couple with primary subfertility secondary to azoospermia and male hypogonadotropic hypogonadism. The husband was a bodybuilder who admitted to have used the anabolic steroids testosterone cypionate , methandrostenolone , oxandrolone, testosterone propionate , oxymetholone, nandrolone decanoate, and methenolone enanthate . INTERVENTION(S): Twice-weekly injections of 10,000 IU of hCG (Profasi; Serono) and daily injections of 75 IU of hMG (Humegon; Organon) for 3 months. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Semen analyses, pregnancy. RESULT(S): Semen analyses returned to normal after 3 months of treatment. The couple conceived spontaneously 7 months later. CONCLUSION(S): Steroid-induced azoospermia that is persistent after cessation of steroid use can be treated successfully with hCG and hMG.

    PMID: 12801577 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


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    Good shit,,thanks Rickson

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    legend is offline Associate Member
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    nice post bro.

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    Does "hypgonadotropic hypogonadism" mean the guy had shrunken nuts a full year after his last steroid use ?

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    nice man!!

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