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A 44-year-old member asked:

Could prolonged use of opiate pain medication cause sterility?

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Dr. Hal Blatman
Pain Management 43 years experience
Doubtful: Prolonged use of opiate pain medication is associated with decreased levels of testosterone. This may change personality and eventually libido. Bio-identical hormone treatment and decreasing opiate medication may be helpful.
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Last updated Nov 18, 2013
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