Should not. Testosterone is produced in the testes and thus removing the prostate should not effect your testosterone level. Neither should prostatectomy have an effect on your libido, although it might have a negative psychological effect because your ejaculate usually goes up into your bladder, rather than down the urethra after your prostate is removed.
Libido vs ED. While prostatectomy shouldn't affect your libido, any form of prostate cancer therapy, whether surgery, radiation, etc, can sometimes cause erectile dysfunction, or the inability to obtain/maintain an erection sufficient for sexual relations. If this happens repeatedly, ED can lead to loss of libido. Sometimes, PDE-5 drugs like Viagra (sildenafil) work while others inject penis. Some men use a vacuum device.
I had a radical prostate and got a vasectomy for prostatecancer done in 1988. I have good libido and have 33%erection. Can I take testosterone to man me up?
Testosterone. Generally, taking supplemental testosterone to improve erections when the libido is normal, is not helpful. Use of testosterone in prostate cancer patients is somewhat risky. Overall, I do not believe that it is worth the risk. There are more effective treatments available to you for post-prostatectomy ed. Read more...