Since your testicles are the size they are in part because they’re actively producing testosterone, shutting down the production of the hormone can lead to them becoming smaller. This doesn’t always happen, but it can. The shrinking is generally not permanent, and it’s not dangerous, either.
It is very common for the testicles to shrink while taking testosterone, and it does not matter how the testosterone is administered. They will reach a point where they will stop, they will not ...
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Detecting the extra testosterone, your body produces even less than it did before. Which means you have to increase your doses. Which makes your body produce even less . Rinse, repeat. Among the things that happen when your body more or less shuts down its production of testosterone, is testicle shrinkage. That’s right. Your balls get smaller.
Testosterone Injections and Ball Shrinkage – Is there a proven link? As you can tell from reading above, yes. But if you presume that every time you inject testosterone or use any type of steroid your balls will suddenly shrink then you’d be wrong.
A common fear for men considering administering testosterone injections is having little marble small balls as a side effect. Yeah testosterone replacement therapy will shrink your balls a bit. It also makes them hang a bit higher. It isn’t dramatic but it is an effect. I’d say my balls are 75% full size on TRT.
The proper term for shrunken balls is testicular atrophy. It is a pathological condition where the testes start off healthy, but gradually reduce in size. High levels of T from anabolic steroids lead to the Leydig cells decreasing natural testosterone release- this leads to a loss of size, firmness and shape of your testes.
So while the body enjoys the benefits of high serum testosterone, the testicles begin to shrink because it stops from secreting testosterone.⁴ While this is happening you are thinking about how to prevent testicular shrinkage on testosterone. We can help with hCG therapy.
Without LH, the testicles stop secreting testosterone, leading to smaller testicles. Anabolic steroid or estrogen use. Taking anabolic steroids or estrogen supplements can cause the same effect on...