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Can I take anabolic steroids if I am pregnant?

Anabolic steroids should not be used during pregnancy. Anabolic steroids are related to the male sex hormone, called testosterone. They may alter your baby's normal development. For example, anabolic steroids could cause a male fetus to grow prematurely and to develop male features earlier than normal.

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