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Men's Fertility Low Testosterone Blood Test
Men's Fertility Low Testosterone Blood Test
Men's Fertility Low Testosterone Blood Test
Men's Fertility Low Testosterone Blood Test

Men's Fertility Low Testosterone Blood Test

A simple finger-prick blood test to measure testosterone levels which can impact libido, sexual function and male fertility.

Is it for you?

Are you experiencing symptoms which you think might be related to low testosterone? Are you and your partner trying for a baby but low sex drive is affecting how often you have intercourse? Or do you think that low testosterone may be affecting your sperm quality? This simple home test which checks for testosterone levels in the blood can help identify if low testosterone is affecting your male fertility.
Blood sample 1 biomarker included 2 working days turnaround

What's included?

Biomarker profile

  • Hormones

Hormones (1 Biomarker)

Special instructions

Please take your sample in the morning. If you are taking a finger-prick sample and you use any form of hormone-containing gel or pessary (eg hormone replacement therapy or testosterone replacement therapy) then we recommend that you take your blood sample from a finger which has not been in contact with the gel or pessary for several weeks, wearing a glove whilst applying the medication can help with this. High dose biotin supplements can affect this test. If you are taking more than the recommended daily amount then you should not take your supplements for 2 days prior to this test. If you are taking high dose biotin for medical reasons (e.g. multiple sclerosis) then you should discuss this with your doctor. The quality of your sleep can affect testosterone levels. Avoid taking your test when your sleep is likely to be disrupted, particularly if you are getting less than five hours sleep per night.
Testosterone is a hormone that causes male characteristics. For men, it regulates sex drive and controls bone mass, fat distribution, muscle mass, strength and the production of red blood cells and sperm. Heavy alcohol consumption, liver disease and steroid use can all negatively affect testosterone levels. In men, testosterone levels fall naturally after the age of 30, and for many, this decline is completely normal and causes no negative symptoms. For others, it can affect mood, motivation and libido as well as leading to a decrease in muscle mass. This age-related decline in testosterone is often referred to as the manopause or andropause. However, young men can also experience low testosterone.

If a man’s testosterone levels drop below the normal range it impact his fertility, causing decreased sperm production, reduced sex drive and erectile dysfunction.

Checking your testosterone level is easy with a simple finger-prick blood test you can do at home. Our doctors will report on your result and advise you on what action you can take if your testosterone is abnormal.

Dr Sam Rodgers MBBS, MRCGP

Why take this test?

  • You have symptoms which you think may be caused by low T (testosterone) including low libido and difficulty gaining muscle
  • You have had medical treatment or have taken steroids which you know can reduce testosterone levels
  • You have been trying for a baby without success and want to make sure that low testosterone is not impacting your fertility
  • You have problems getting and maintaining an erection (erectile dysfunction) and want to see whether low testosterone is a cause

3 simple steps

  • Take the test

    Take the test - either using your kit or visit a clinic.
  • Post your sample

    Send your sample in the freepost pack to our fully accredited lab.
  • Get your results

    Get your doctor reviewed results on
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Laboratories you can trust

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Expert interpretation <br>
of your results

Expert interpretation
of your results

One of our team of doctors will review your results and give you personalised advice based on your medical history, lifestyle and health and fitness goals.

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Discover the easy way to track your health through our online portal, View your results with doctor's advice, monitor any changes over time and see the improvements you can make to your health with simple lifestyle changes.

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Our tests are not a substitute for seeing your doctor, especially if you are suffering symptoms. Our doctors will interpret your results based on the information you have provided, but will not diagnose, consult or provide any treatment. You will be advised to see your doctor for any necessary follow-up action.