Testosterone Gels or Patches These are placed directly on your skin. The hormone seeps through the skin, and is slowly released into the blood. Because gels and patches are applied every day, they keep a steady level of testosterone. However, they can cause itching, irritation, and blisters. Women and children should not touch skin treated with a gel or patch.
A 63-year-old man in China suffered seven gruesome-looking blisters on his back and almost lost his life after going for cupping treatment every day for a month.Cupping is a form of therapy in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), whereby heated glass cups are applied to the skin along the body's meridian points, creating suction. The treatment is believed to stimulate blood flow and healing.