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SARS COV-2 (COVID-19) and Testosterone Level in Males, Is There a Relation?

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 11)

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Page : 836-838

Keywords : SARS COV-2; COVID-19; Testosterone in COVID-19patient; COVID-19 and male genital system; COVID-19 and genital system;

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Introduction: COVID-19 outbreak was declared global pandemic since March 2020 due to the increased number of infected people and fatalities which affected all the countries worldwide, it is known mainly at the beginning to target the respiratory system which can lead to death, but shortly after the outbreak appeared it was proven that COVID-19 can lead to multi organ failure, as it was proven that it affects respiratory system (pneumonia), cardiovascular system (causing inflamed heart) renal system (causing acute kidney injury), also affect neurological systems (causing loss of taste and smell). Recently a lot of studies were done trying to prove if the COVID-19 can affect the male and female genital system. In this article review we will review the relationship between SARS COV-2 and Testosterone trying to give a better idea about how SARS COV-2 affect testosterone level and we will put the light about all the studies which was done relating to this subject, also it was thought that low testosterone level can increase the severity of SARS cov-2 and increase the risk of need of helped assisted ventilation. Objective: The main aim of the article is reviewing our current knowledge of the effect of the (SARS COV2) on the Male genital system and the relation between SARS COV-2 and testosterone. Methods: All data of this review article were obtained from the publicly available websites which was published by different organizations worldwide. Also, the keywords used in search on PUB MED, Google scholar using the keywords: COVID-19, SARS COV2, coronavirus combined with testosterone, male genital system, androgens.

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