Gonadotropin deficiency; Secondary hypogonadism; Kallmann syndrome
Treatment depends on the source of the problem but may involve:
- Injections of
- Slow-release testosterone skin patch
- Estrogen and progesterone pills
- GnRH injections
- Testosterone gels
With the right hormone treatment, the person can begin puberty and fertility may be restored.
- Delayed puberty
- Low self-esteem due to late start of puberty (emotional support may be helpful)
Calling your health care provider
Call your health care provider if your child does not enter puberty as expected.