Edrudd's member story


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Where are you from (country)? Brasil

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?) Pssd forum

What is your current age, height, weight?
18, 1,76 , 76 kg
What specific drug did you use (finasteride, dutasteride, saw palmetto, isotretinoin/Accutane, fluoxetine, sertraline, citalopram, leuprorelin, etc…) the problem started after the usage of 150 mg of letrozol, 100mg arimidex and 4,5g nolvadex over the period of 75 days. I also used roacutan for 2 weeks but didn’t notice anything and already had ed from this crap. After stopped taking all this cold turkey I also stopped pristiq and lamictal and had one invega injection( which I’m sure isn’t the problem, it was once but now it’s no longer in me)

What dose did you take (eg. 1 mg/day, 1 mg every other day etc.)?
2,5 letrozol and 1 mg arimidex daily and 60 mg nolvadex daily.

What condition was being treated with the drug?
Gynocomastia I found this crap in “anti gyno protocol”

For how long did you take the drug (weeks/months/years)?
75 days the anti aromatase and nolvadex and accutane for 2 weeks. Pristiq for 1 year before stopping and lamictal one year too( I don’t think this has any to do with the problem. I got one injection of invega in November ( I know it’s not this causing the problem)

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

How old were you when you quit, and WHEN (date) did you quit?
How did you quit (cold turkey or taper off)?
Cold turkey everything

How long into your usage did you notice the onset of side effects?
I took it on Friday. In Sunday I watched I movie I would get Hornie and sure have an erection but nothing happened. I didn’t gave to much attention about it. lol it’s like I was ending my life without knowing that’s sad really sad

What side effects did you experience that have yet to resolve since discontinuation?
Erectyle disfunction. Some days. Complete Impotence, others 50% erection with hand stimulation
Check the boxes that apply. You can save your post first, then interactively check/uncheck the boxes by clicking on them. If your symptoms change, please update your list.

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

Emotional Blunting / Emotionally Flat
Difficulty Focusing / Concentrating
Memory Loss / Forgetfulness
Stumbling over Words / Losing Train of Thought
Slurring of Speech
Lack of Motivation / Feeling Passive / Complacency
Extreme Anxiety / Panic Attacks
Severe Depression / Melancholy
[ X] Suicidal Thoughts I’m killing myself. But the suicide thoughts are because of the problem not depression

[ X] Penile Tissue Changes (narrowing, shrinkage, wrinkled)- some days is smaller others it isn’t( I’m not lying it’s a big difference).I can’t know how it is erect since I can’t have an erection
Penis curvature / rotation on axis
Testicular Pain
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

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?

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)?
Only change pre drug test my e2 wasn’t so low as it was during that period. But now it’s normal for more than 4 months

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.
I started to use letrozol, arimidex and nolvadex and I could no longer get spotpnraneous erections even looking to porn, but I could get 100% erection by hand stimulation. I was so dumb to do this but I had sure it wasn’t permanent. Now I’m fucked now I won’t live like this. Everything is normal since December I’m fucked.
I forgot to tell that symptoms got worse since stopping and now I can’t have erections even by hand stimulation. I’m dying soon
Forgot to add other symptom. My head of the penis is completely dry. It hurts a lot if I try to masturbate because that watery thing that would happen doesn’t happen anymore. That’s all my symptoms. I hope no one does what I did. I regret so much I destroyed myself wtf



Wow you took a lot of aromatase inhibitors, man. 1 mg of arimidex a day for months? Did your joints ever feel like they were about to crumble or did you feeel like dying?



Not only arimidex 1mg arimidex and 2.5 mg letrozol and 60 Mg nolvadex. No I didn’t got any joint pain or any other side effect which suck because I would have stopped if I developed something. I only got impotent



can you describe your flaccid shrinkage by % ? I don’t think its as crazy as it seems you still have feelings to your penis & not numbness



When it is smaller than normal I would say 50% shinkrage. Then there is days where the flaccid size is normal. Do you also have erectyle disfunction?



yes. I was complete impotent at one point back in 2010 from saw palmetto then erections started coming back later on. I had a doctor put me on arimidex monotheraphy to lower estrogens at 1mg at eod back in 2013 from clomid & hcg trials I don’t remember taking that dosage but probably did I was desperate at the time. kinda left doctors and hormones alone & depended on my body’s ability 5 years later I could have erections and sex been with my gf for 5+ years. currently tho im dealing with daily shrinkage & muscle mass loss so somethings off again in my body or crashed again



Shinkrage of the penis? But only flaccid or also erect? Does your erected size shrinkaged?



Today my dick is looking like pre puberty dick. Wtf. This is sick



@edrudd I don’t mean to downplay your symptoms, but if the only ones you have is erections/shrinkage, you have a ton of room for recovery!



I would bet on accutane causing you ED problems. The good thing you dont have any brain fog and mental problems like many finasteride sufferers

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Just injected 20 cmg caverject and guess what? I didn’t work . Lol even penile injections doesn’t work wtf is this



Injected more 10 mg- 30 mg total. Probally won’t work yes I’m done



Do you have hypermobile joints?



No I don’t. Wtf man. Before all the this crap I would laugh if someone told me that they inject shit into their penis to get erect. Now I’m doing this and it doesn’t work on me wtf. It got even worse… when I was using all that crap my ed was better now I’m fucking done. No erections even with 30 mg erections ahahahahhaahshaahahahaahahahahaahaha



At least this crap didn’t took away the taste of food. I’m eating well my last feel days and I’m going to choose my last meal now



The best years of my life was from 2008 to 2014 when I had two really good friend in my building and the other period was 2016-2018 when I had three good friends. But my life only was good until August. I remember… august 2018 I was in a sick room in Copacabana palace and my dick was working i had masturbated 3 times and was going to fuck a hooker but my family came back. That was my last happy weekend.
Joao marcelo and cologni was my final best friends. Joao marcelo tried to help me he’s a really good guy. My life was at its best when I was in palmares from 2016 to mid 2017. My life was really good. I only want to remember the good memories… I wish I hadn’t done all this crap and could live my life with my friends I would start going to parties this year. This year would be the best year of my life. But I can’t do nothing anymore. All I have left it’s memories… I am sure the males my age will undestand this decision the only one who won’t will be the adults who think this is bullshit or whatever. I can’t live like this this is torture. I had greats times with cologni, Joao marcelo and ferros( which no longer talks to me because I am weird). But it’s good he doesn’t talk to me because if he knew the shit I done to myself he would be pissed with me and probally sad for me too.



Please hang in there man. I’m a totally fucked up and I’m in my late 20s (where you will
be in ten years from now). Even though you think now should be the best time of your life, I think now for me (late 20s) is absolutely amazing. Imagine how much advancement in medicine can happen in 10 years, not to mention natural healing. You may lose some time, but you will have your whole life ahead of you when this is fixed. Me too - even if I lose 10 years, I will still have half my life to live. That’s something you should hang on to. They could find a cure in a year and you can be back partying with your friends. That thought alone makes it worth the wait.



I also want to say that I really love my dad and my mother. I wish the best for the both.



Hang in there kid, we are all in this hell hole together. If your 6 months out you may heal with more time maybe within a year or 2 just give it a little more time, I hate my life as well for the time being but I’m still going to fight through this no matter how shitty things get.

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Give it time you will improve lad, just keep exercising and eating healthy. Cialis/Viagra help considerably. Don’t waste your life over this.