A form of testosterone applied directly to the skin on a daily basis. There are currently two brand-name versions of testosterone gel available in the United States: Androgel and Testim. Care must be taken to avoid skin-to-skin contact with a partner on the site of application. Transfer of the testosterone from the site can be prevented by keeping the area covered. To learn more about testosterone gel and other forms of testosterone, click here. See also "testosterone."

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... TESTOSTERONE (AndroGel®, Testim™) is the primary androgen or male reproductive (sex) hormone produced naturally in the body. Normal male sexual development, including the sex organs, increases in muscle mass, facial hair, and deep voice, depends on testosterone. Testosterone gel replaces natural hormone in men with low testosterone production, underdeveloped testes, and/or impotence. Females should not use Androgel® or Testim™. Generic testosterone gels are not yet available. ...
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