Why get a Testosterone Test?

The testosterone test checks levels of testosterone in the blood. A testosterone test is done to check for the following:

  • male infertility problems
  • early puberty in adolescents
  • male sex drive changes – erectile dysfunction
  • low sperm count
  • female sex drive
  • prostate cancer and prostate cancer decreasing medicine effectiveness
  • male hormone levels in a woman
  • Several other conditions may use this test to determine testosterone levels. The testosterone test is a blood test. Testosterone tests should be done on an annual basis for many conditions to help determine a baseline.