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Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Removal of ovaries: That's it. Just like removal of the testicles is male castration.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here is ...: Chemical castration is also called medical castration for which medications to block male hormonal effects totally" from testes, which contributes so ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience in Urology
CASTRATION: Weight gain muscle loss and lack of energy are common side effects.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalish Kedia
52 years experience in Urology
No: The medications taken for chemical castration are effective only while you are talking the treatment.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
No more testosterone: Castration is the elimination or blockade of androgens, such as testosterone. This is done by surgical removal of the testicles or by medications. The ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
Definition depends..: Castration usually implies males. Surgical castration is removal of the gonads, or testicles in men. Medical castration is the administration of testo ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Yes, some but not se: No serious health effects other than Impotence & Hot flashes in the short term. There may also be reduction in the bone density but this does not ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Tsai
29 years experience in Urology
Castration: The surgical removal of testicles in men and is known as orchiectomy. Done for men with prostate cancer who have metastatic bone disease.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience in Urology
Why?: The only pro to castration is treating metastatic prostate cancer. Cons too numerous to mention.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience in Urology
Chemical castration: Chemical castration refers to being administered medications that diminish the body's ability to produce the "male hormone", testosterone. Doing so w ... Read More

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