A 73-year-old male asked:
I don't understand why when the male body needs testosterone to function properly it can't be replaced after prostate cancer treatment.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Addagada Rao answered
55 years experience in General Surgery
is not only cause: Lack of testosterone is not the only problem ' to function properly' if you are talking about erectile dysfunction , by feed back mechanism body will secrete enough , cause this complex problems age, blood supply, nerve involvement , etc involved , speak to your doctor several other measures available to help you, in many cases testostero stimulate the tumor, a reason to suppress it completely.
Answered on Jul 15, 2017
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