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Low-Testosterone/Caverject
Feb 23, 2009

Hi Dr,

I was diagnosed with low-testosterone(285), and have had ED for a few years. Viagra and Cialis worked a few years ago, but does not work as well now, age 62. To make matters worse, my wife, age 56, went through menopause a few years ago, and has become somewhat frigid after alot of vaginal dryness. She is now using hormonal creams which help a bit. So, since I have a double challenge, I wonder if caverject would be a good solution, provided it will work and does not require stimulation, to help us regain confidence and interest in sex agin. Perhaps later then, the oral drugs would work sufficiently. I have my doubts about Low-Testosterone treatments since they are costly, and I fear side effects.

GaryJohn

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hello Gary John,

This is an HIV information Web site. Are you HIV positive?

The treatment for low testosterone (hypogonadism) is testosterone-replacement therapy with a self-applied daily dose of a testosterone-containing gel (AndroGel or Testim). Viagra, Cialis and other erectile dysfunction drugs should work fine once your testosterone levels have normalized. I doubt Caverject is warranted.

Good luck.

Dr. Bob


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