This test is used to evaluate low level of testosterone in men and high level of testosterone in women. Together with other tests it is used to determine the overall status of sex hormone of an individual. Estrogen and thyroid hormone control the production of testosterone and thus these hormones are interlinked and give a brief account of their function in the body. Testosterone levels are increased in cases like pregnancy, children reaching puberty and testicular feminization. The common symptoms that may lead to recommendation of this test include infertility, especially in men, erectile dysfunction, increased body and facial hair in women and irregular periods.
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