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Doctor insights on: Castration Complications

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What is female castration?

What is female castration?

Removal of ovaries: That's it. Just like removal of the testicles is male castration. ...Read more

Castration (Definition)

The surgical removal of testicles in men and is known as orchiectomy. Done for men with prostate cancer who ...Read more


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Is chemical castration permanent?

Is chemical castration permanent?

No: The medications taken for chemical castration are effective only while you are talking the treatment. ...Read more

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What happens to a man after castration?

What happens to a man after castration?

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 effects are: hot flashes, weight gain, mood changes, fatigue, loss of muscle mass, breast development, cognitive changes, impotence, loss of libido, osteoporosis, and changes in lipid profile, increased fat, and higher risk of heart attack. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as female castration?

Is there such a thing as female castration?

Definition depends..: Castration usually implies males. Surgical castration is removal of the gonads, or testicles in men. Medical castration is the administration of testosterone blocking hormones. In females, removal of the ovaries; called oophorectomy, or spaying in animals, could be considered castration since the ovaries are the female gonads. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: castration?

What is the definition or description of: castration?

Castration: The surgical removal of testicles in men and is known as orchiectomy. Done for men with prostate cancer who have metastatic bone disease. ...Read more

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What are the effects of chemical castration on an adult male?

What are the effects of chemical castration on an adult male?

Chemical castration: Chemical castration refers to being administered medications that diminish the body's ability to produce the "male hormone", testosterone. Doing so will typically cause diminished libido, decreased muscle mass, thinning of body hair, and demineralization of bones. ...Read more

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What are the best meds to take for chemical castration in men?

What are the best meds to take for chemical castration in men?

Not sure what u mean: Chemical castration means that a drug is given to stop or significantly lower testosterone production. I assume that is what you are talking about & you are now not able to achieve an erection. Not knowing more about your medical history it would be best to discuss this with your urologist. ...Read more