Women - On the other hand, women often experience a "masculinization" effect from anabolic steroids, including the following:
steroid ster·oid (stěr'oid', stēr'-)
Any of numerous naturally occurring or synthetic fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms arranged in four rings and including the sterols and bile acids, adrenocortical and sex hormones, certain natural drugs such as digitalis compounds, and the precursors of certain vitamins. Also called steroid hormone . adj. ste·roid·al (stĭ-roid', stě-)
Relating to or characteristic of steroids or steroid hormones.
I would to some extend. PIP from the gear comes from the oil(s) being absorbed by the muscle at a faster rate than the hormone is being absorbed, leaving behind the crystals that grind and tear against your muscle, which causes discomfort; this is also known as PIP. Now, the best brands of AAS use oils and solvents which take longer to absorb , in relation to the hormone, so that there is minimal discomfort - and the table below illustrates this point, through analysing how long particular oils take to disperse through intramuscular tissue.