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What are the side effects of methyltestosterone?

Common side effects of methyltestosterone use are acne, male pattern baldness, headache, abnormal hair growth, changes in sexual desire, abnormal skin sensations, numbness, tingling, skin color changes, breast growth or swelling, general discomfort, anxiety, depression, and mild nausea. Severe side effects also are possible. These may include swelling or rapid weight gain; ankle swelling; increased facial hair; depression; nausea or vomiting; problems urinating; unusual bruising or bleeding; yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice); frequent or persistent erections; and new lumps or pain. Women may experience severe side effects that are irreversible if use of this drug continues. These can include an enlarged clitoris, hoarse voice, menstrual period changes, and male-pattern hair growth on the chest or chin. A severe allergic reaction also is possible. Symptoms may include hives, rash, itching, breathing problems, a tight chest, and swelling of the face, mouth, lips, tongue, or throat. If you experience any severe symptoms, seek medical attention.

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