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effects of lupron

nuclear seed surgery for prostate cancer in '01...3 months ago cancer returned, am on lupron shots every 4 months...want to ask how other sexually active males are dealing with sex life, if any...my sex drive has lost its transmission!...
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Hi.  Since Lupron acts to decrease testosterone levels in order to control the prostate cancer,  this will really result in some degree of impotence.  If you have trouble getting an erection, maybe you can explore other ways of expressing your sexuality with your partner without resorting to the usual genital intercourse.  Remember that the genitals are not the only erogenous zones in a person's body.  You and your partner can focus on stimulating these other areas.
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Is masturbation allowed during this lupron period?
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Do you know if Lupron injection for prostate cancer can cause a false negative on a urine drug test my doctor gave me to make sure I am taking my Percocet.  I am a 85 year old man who does take his medicine like I should and now I am having to defend myself because their test came out wrong.  Can anyone help?

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