- 04-11-2007, 09:22 AM
- 04-11-2007, 03:02 PM
Skin is a skin, results you see in a blood test.
Stay away from genitals, just keep your briefs on while applying.
Androgel works, but it is a big volume, I used 10grams.
I switched to Tcream, 100mg/1gram
Aply to middle of one calf then spread the whole thing by rubbing both calfs, wait 10 minutes, put pants on.
Handy, specially with my infant grandson around.
I also use 1gram of 100mg/1gram pregnenolone at the same time, also on the calf.
Next script I will ask to mix Test with pregnenolone to still reduce volume.
Tcream and pregnenolone cream cost $1/day each.
Not sure if DHEA is good as a cream?
Does anybody know?
04-11-2007, 03:37 PM
04-11-2007, 04:04 PM
With all my DIM that I am taking I do not use Arimidex.
Last few weeks wood been good, thank you, could use extra hottie.
So what can be put into a creme:
also this people put in a cream
7,8 benzoflavone (from Passiflora)
Chrysin (from Passiflora)
so probably they also could be put into a cream for completeness.
Last edited by Dr. John; 04-22-2007 at 03:27 PM.
04-11-2007, 05:22 PM
Getting back to the topic,,,,,
This is a good question.. I suffer from frosting and I hate going to the gym with having white ashy looking arms..
I'd love to try apply it elsewhere but worry about the absorption.
04-11-2007, 05:54 PM
04-11-2007, 06:47 PM
04-11-2007, 08:00 PM
My blood tests were in upper of expected range.
The gel is very thin, it flows thru fingers before you know it.
At first I was noting lots of white spots on bathroom floor.
Splitting each 5grams into four or five portions helps.
04-11-2007, 10:03 PM
04-11-2007, 10:10 PM
04-11-2007, 10:25 PM
04-12-2007, 10:25 AM
04-12-2007, 01:06 PM
1. draw blood (2) two hours after applying gel
2. draw blood (22) twenty two hours after applying gel
That makes about 190ng/dL difference in readings.
How do we reconcile this.
We probably would like to know (accurately) both of those numbers.
If faced with testing one of them I think the lower number may be a better choice.
Please expand on relationship to estrogen imbalance
Picture is from:
Look at 10G Androgel and 180 days line.
04-12-2007, 03:36 PM
I apply on either/both arms and on either/both thighs. I don't know if it makes a difference regarding absorption but like you I get dry skin. I also get a little acne break out if I only do my arms (the right more than the left for some reason).
I was on the patch at 2.5 mg and my levels went to 1007 so she (my D.O.) put me on the gel and only 1 pump (1.25 mg). I am do to take labs next week so I'll find out what my new levels are. I started out at at 317 on one lab and 297 on another (LabCorps).
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