Symptoms associated with low testosterone level may resemble other medical conditions such as thyroid problems, hormonal imbalance, side effects of medications and illegal drugs, and mental problems. To determine what’s causing these symptoms, it is recommended to schedule an appointment with your doctor for a blood test. Test to determine testosterone levels should be done in the morning between 7:00 and 10:00 am.  For normal results, the test should be repeated to make sure that the result is accurate. In healthy men, the levels of testosterone can change a lot from day to day, so a second test is required.
After the decision to restore testosterone levels has been made, the next step is deciding on the most effective route of administration. There are several different modes in which testosterone can be delivered, but the best method varies from person to person. A number of factors should be considered when selecting a specific testosterone modality for replacement therapy. These factors include the following: 
Types of Testosterone Tests
A testosterone test or also called serum testosterone test measures the amount of testosterone in the blood. This test is ordered to determine if a person has low levels of testosterone. It is important to inform your doctor about your current medications as it may affect the result of the test. Medications that can alter testosterone test results are steroids, anticonvulsants, barbiturates, clomiphene and estrogen therapy. 
The levels of testosterone in the blood can be measured in terms of total, bio-available, or free testosterone and there are various tests which can be used to measure each type of testosterone:
Types of Testosterone Therapy
The different methods of testosterone delivery are the following:
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