Alternative ways to test for low testosterone

Patient

Q: Dear Doctors,

I am a 30 year old male and think I may be suffering from low testosterone. I have a low sex drive, tired all the time, and just always down. I did not use to be like this in my early 20's. My biggest problem it that I have a very large fear of needles and was wondering if there was a way to test for this without doing blood work. I am willing to do a finger prick or something along those lines. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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