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Masculinizing Sex Hormone Deficiency in Cats

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Treatment

 

Treatment will depend on the underlying cause, but your veterinarian may attempt hormone replacement therapy to see if it raises the androgen levels.

 

Prevention

 

If your cat is to be used for breeding, avoid drugs that are known to cause hypoandrogenism (e.g., steroid compounds).

 

Living and Management

 

Your veterinarian will ask you to keep track of any responses you see to the prescribed therapy, and will schedule follow up visits in order to conduct periodic tests to look for clinical signs that the treatment plan is working.

 

 

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