My PSSD story - would like to participate in the survey

#1

Hi,
I heard about the survey you are running and am very interested in filling it out. I’m a PSSD sufferer. Could you please unlock my account?

Here my “story”:
Where are you from (country)?
Germany

How did you find this forum?
I saw a post on the PSSD forum.

What is your current age, height, weight?
37, 5”11, 138 lb

What specific drug did you use?
Fluoxetine

What dose did you take?
Started off with 20mg, increased to 60mg daily

What condition was being treated with the drug?
depression, bulimia

For how long did you take the drug?
About 18 months

How old were you, and WHEN (date) did you start the drug?
I was 25 when I started the drug in April 2007

How old were you when you quit, and WHEN (date) did you quit?
I was 26 when I stopped the drug in August 2008

How did you quit (cold turkey or taper off)?
I tapered very slowly over a period of about 6 to seven months

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

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

  • reduced libido
  • reduced genital sensitivity
  • genital anesthesia
  • reduced lubrication
  • problems maintaining arousal
  • problems reaching orgasm

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

Mental
Emotional Blunting / Emotionally Flat
Difficulty Focusing / Concentrating
Confusion
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
Suicidal Thoughts

Physical
Penile Tissue Changes (narrowing, shrinkage, wrinkled)
Penis curvature / rotation on axis
Testicular Pain
Testicular Shrinkage / Loss of Fullness
[x ] 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

[ x] Other (please explain)

  • vaginal changes (clitoris, g-spot, secretion)

What (if any) treatments have you undertaken to recover from your side effects since discontinuation of the drug?

  • TCM
  • Inositol
  • Wellbutrin (improvements of all symptoms)

If you have pre or post-drug blood tests, what hormonal changes have you encountered since discontinuing the drug ?
As far as I have understand, none.

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#2

Hi, welcome and thanks for joining. You will receive an invite shortly. Alternatively, you can click on graph icon in header now.

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#3

I too want to participate in the survey

pssdforum.com, member since 2016.

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#4

Hi and welcome to our community. You should be able to access now. Thanks for participating.