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Is chemical castration permanent?

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Dr. Kalish Kedia
Urology 53 years experience
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:

What is "chemical castration"?

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Dr. James Lin
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Here is ...: Chemical castration is also called medical castration for which medications to block male hormonal effects totally" from testes, which contributes some 95-97% of testosterone effect, and from adrenal glands, which share some 3-5% of testosterone effects. Before the era of this, doctor performs testicular removal to serve the effect +drug to suppress adrenal glands to help men with metastatic P-Ca

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