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post prostrate cancer radiation severe hot flashes
StuartWH posted:
Has been almost two years since radiation for prostrate cancer and still have severe hot flashes. Testosterone level measured and very low. Any tips or help with these problem?
Basir U Tareen, MD responded:
This is likely a side effect from hormonal therapy. When the testosterone is low that means the hormonal treatment is still giving a response. It will improve once the T rises. In the meantime you can ask your doctor if he can prescribe something such as Megace to help w/ the hot flashes.
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