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    When I go for a checkup I always ask to check my...

    When I go for a checkup I always ask to check my testosterone level. It has been close to 3.5 years since my last dose of Eligard. My testosterone stays in the low 200s and feel I have never...
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    Gary, I opted out against my Uro advice. I had...

    Gary, I opted out against my Uro advice. I had SRT and HT and decided I would opt out to see if SRT did it's job. Uro wanted me stay on HT for minimum of 2 years. Worked out for me, going on 4 years...
  3. Talk to your Uro about trying Clomid, side effect...

    Talk to your Uro about trying Clomid, side effect is increases your natural testosterone. after one month of taking my T doubled from low 200s to low 400s. waiting for my followup 6 month checkup and...
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    I would not take the 6 month shot of Firmagon...

    I would not take the 6 month shot of Firmagon maybe a 3 month or month to month. My Uro said if you go month to month you can take a vacation he called it. I opted out early with my HT, with the SRT...
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    I too was on HT and SRT after my RP. After my SRT...

    I too was on HT and SRT after my RP. After my SRT my Uro wanted me to stay on HT for 3-5 years and I did not tolerate having no testosterone. Opted out of HT after finishing my SRT about 6 months...
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    Zebra, ask your Uro about putting you on Clomid....

    Zebra, ask your Uro about putting you on Clomid. I started a regiment and after 1 month my testosterone doubled from low 200s to over 400. Orignally my doctor told because of the expense I could cut...
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    ask your Uro about Clomid for men, doubled my...

    ask your Uro about Clomid for men, doubled my Testosterone in one month. I had low T after HT and did return so I talked it over with Uro and he said we can try it but need to keep a close check on...
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    I was told just have a empty colon and full...

    I was told just have a empty colon and full bladder. A brisk walk in the morning after eating breakfast to get some movement, then a 20 ounce water on the ride 25 minute ride over. Never any mention...
  9. I am 68 and just had my 4 year anniversary from...

    I am 68 and just had my 4 year anniversary from RP. Had HT and SRT and have watched my T every time my PSA was checked. Original URO wanted me to stay on HT for 3-5 years but I opted out after a...
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    I can't even remember, been over 3 years and it...

    I can't even remember, been over 3 years and it is just a dot. Looked like a freckle and now can not even see where it was after hair grew back. The SRT will manscape you from below your navel to the...
  11. 22, you can add brain fog to all of the above....

    22, you can add brain fog to all of the above. The toll the surgery, ADT and SRT I believe contributed to heart problems. Before all this began I had no high blood pressure and signs of problems. I...
  12. I for one would wait for no other reason you want...

    I for one would wait for no other reason you want to be continent as much as possible. My Uro said 1 year unless I felt I was healed and continent, he said where ever I was when starting radiation...
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    My testosterone tanked after opting out of HT,...

    My testosterone tanked after opting out of HT, stayed in the low 200s for 1.5 years. Talked my Uro about TT, working out 4-5 days a week and not seeing any results. I gained over 20 lbs after my...
  14. My Uro wanted me to continent before starting...

    My Uro wanted me to continent before starting radiation. I started HT about 14 weeks after surgery and about 6 weeks later started SRT. RO just told me to have a full bladder and empty colon. Every...
  15. I also was G8 and 3tb, started on Eligard and 8...

    I also was G8 and 3tb, started on Eligard and 8 weeks of SRT. Opted out of HT after a year, wanted to find out if SRT had done it's job and now 2.5 years of <.05 which is low as lab reports....
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    Yes, as far as I know.

    Yes, as far as I know.
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    I received a 6 month shot of Eligard in the...

    I received a 6 month shot of Eligard in the stomach, hurt like hell. Injected slowly and had a knot the size of my fist for 3 or 4 days. Bleed pretty good, the nurse put a circular band aid but...
  18. after coming off of Eligard my testosterone came...

    after coming off of Eligard my testosterone came up into the low 400s after about 6 months. since then has been steadily decreasing to less than 200 with no sign of increasing. I developed...
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    I keep a close check on my testosterone, took...

    I keep a close check on my testosterone, took about 6 months for it to get in the 400 range after HT. Then it started the slow gradual down hill slide, now no sign of it coming back up. The twins are...
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    Much as I hate to recommend it, you could start...

    Much as I hate to recommend it, you could start on HT while waiting to start SRT. This should stop your rise in PSA, will kill your libido put could give to time for incontinence to improve.
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    I too had a DRE after surgery, she told me she...

    I too had a DRE after surgery, she told me she wanted to feel how smooth it felt after healing. This was for the start of my SRT by my Radiology Oncologist, at least she had slender fingers.
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    by chance have you been on Levaquine an...

    by chance have you been on Levaquine an antibiotic, when I was put on this my joints ached all over.
  23. before finding out I had prostate cancer I was on...

    before finding out I had prostate cancer I was on TT for a 1.5 years, getting tested every 3 months. Evidently my doctor was not testing my blood for psa only testosterone. During the time I was...
  24. Testosterone Therapy after surgery, ht and srt

    I have had 2 years of undetectable psa readings along with low 200s testosterone. Been after my Uro about starting testosterone therapy and we discussed it today. He said we could give it a go but...
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    Well, I had all the side effects listed in your...

    Well, I had all the side effects listed in your first post. You will not have any testosterone, it will be zero. Do the monthly shots, definitely don't take the 6 month. I opted out of HT some 6...
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