27 years old and struggling :(

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Where are you from (country)? United Kingdom

How did you find this forum (Google search – if so, what search terms? Via link from a forum or website – if so, what page? Other?) Google Research

What is your current age, height, weight? 27, 6ft 2 , 15 stone 4lbs

What specific drug did you use (finasteride, dutasteride, saw palmetto, isotretinoin/Accutane, fluoxetine, sertraline, citalopram, leuprorelin, etc…)? Finastride

What dose did you take (eg. 1 mg/day, 1 mg every other day etc.)? 1mg every other day

What condition was being treated with the drug?

For how long did you take the drug (weeks/months/years)? 1 year

How old were you, and WHEN (date) did you start the drug? 24 years old 2018

How old were you when you quit, and WHEN (date) did you quit? 24 years old 2018

How did you quit (cold turkey or taper off)? Cold turkey

How long into your usage did you notice the onset of side effects? 6 months

What side effects did you experience that have yet to resolve since discontinuation?

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Sexual
[ X] Loss of Libido / Sex Drive
[X ] Erectile Dysfunction
Complete Impotence
[ X] Loss of Morning Erections
X Loss of Spontaneous Erections
Loss of Nocturnal Erections
Watery Ejaculate
[ X] Reduced Ejaculate
[X ] Inability or Difficulty to Ejaculate / Orgasm
X Reduced Sperm Count / Motility

Mental
[ X] Emotional Blunting / Emotionally Flat
Difficulty Focusing / Concentrating
Confusion
Memory Loss / Forgetfulness
Stumbling over Words / Losing Train of Thought
Slurring of Speech
[X ] Lack of Motivation / Feeling Passive / Complacency
[ X] Extreme Anxiety / Panic Attacks
Severe Depression / Melancholy
Suicidal Thoughts

Physical
[ X] Penile Tissue Changes (narrowing, shrinkage, wrinkled)
[ X] Penis curvature / rotation on axis
[ X] Testicular Pain
[X ] Testicular Shrinkage / Loss of Fullness
Genital numbness / sensitivity decrease
Weight Gain
Gynecomastia (male breasts)
Muscle Wastage
Muscle Weakness
Joint Pain
Dry / Dark Circles under eyes

Misc
Prostate pain
Persistent Fatigue / Exhaustion
Stomach Pains / Digestion Problems
Constipation / “Poo Pellets”
Vision - Acuity Decrease / Blurriness
Tinnitus (ringing or high pitched sound in ears)
Hearing loss
Increased hair loss
Frequent urination
Lowered body temperature

Other (please explain)

What (if any) treatments have you undertaken to recover from your side effects since discontinuation of the drug? PCT tamoxifen, clomid for 4 weeks

If you have pre or post-drug blood tests, what hormonal changes have you encountered since discontinuing the drug (please post your test results in the “Blood Tests” section and link to them in your post)?
June 19


November 20

Anything not listed in the above questions you’d like to share about your experience?

Tell us your story, in your own words, about your usage and side effects experienced while on/off the drug.

Complete loss of sex drive which as been debilitating, loss of erections! Depression kicking in because of it! I just need help please

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how do you feeling?I mean there are some trouble with us ,but some times will be easy to death with.

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