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  • Low Testosterone Before Orchiectomy

    I was wondering if anybody else had low T before surgery? Before my surgery my T came in at like 292. I just got my T tested again the other week and it came back a little over 400. Is this normal for testicular cancer to lower T?
    April 2017 - Scheduled physical with DR for testicular pain / ultrasound scheduled
    May 2017 - US shows 3 solid masses 1.2 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm/0.8 x 0.5 x 0.8 cm/ 0.4 x 0.3 x 0.4 cm
    June 2017 - Left inguinal exploration and left radical orchiectomy. Pathology - Seminoma, classic type and intratubular germ no neoplasia - seminomatous. CT scan shows 2 long nodules (most likely granulomas) and Borderline prominent but non specific mesenteric nodes within the right lower quadrant.
    July 2017 - 2nd CT scan all clear! Lung nodules stable. Active surveillance 5 years.