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looking for input robotic 10-2007 everything going well,sex drive very low read on other posts of testosterone so asked to have it checked and it is low, treatment on persons with pc im told can cause problems looking for advice
I guess I should explain better I had davinvi done in Oct 2007 3 mo psa undetectable however I seem to be having a problem with sex drive this is why I had My testosterone checked and it was low.My family Dr said we will check it in 1 mo if it is still the same or lower I might want to consider treatment.Somewhere I read this could be a problem with a person with prostate cancer and other side affects of the medications used. Has anyone else had a problem with low testosterone and treatment
No, Im not taking any meds for my PC. The robotic went well and results were good Im 53 I was taking meds for an injury I have.Im going to check them out to see what side affects they may have. I think the testosterone may have been a factor before my operation does P C itself cause testoterone to drop I should here from my urologist after they do a second blood test
I wouldn't have thought low testosterone was an indicator of PCa, but there are many other other conditions which can cause the drop. You need to see an endocrinologist and have all your hormones tested.
Best of luck,
PS I was just a few days short of my 54th birthday when I was diagnosed in 2005.