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What are the side effects of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) for erectile dysfunction (ED)?

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Some of the side effects of TRT include:

Check with your doctor for other possible side effects.

  • Acne
  • Shrinkage of testicles
  • Larger breasts

From: Low Testosterone and ED WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Medscape: "Testosterone Added to Standard Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction," "Testosterone and Erection Physiology."

Urology Care Foundation: "Low Testosterone (Hypogonadism)."

Rajfer, J. , Spring 2000. Reviews in Urology

ChoosingWisely.org: "Treatment for Erection Problems."

University of California, San Francisco: "Erectile Dysfunction (ED)."

Liao, M. , June 21, 2012. PLoS One

Isidori, A. , October 2005. Clinical Endocrinology (Oxford)

University of California, Los Angeles: "Erectile Dysfunction",

Rhoden, E. , Jan. 29, 2004. New England Journal of Medicine

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on August 07, 2019

SOURCES:

Medscape: "Testosterone Added to Standard Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction," "Testosterone and Erection Physiology."

Urology Care Foundation: "Low Testosterone (Hypogonadism)."

Rajfer, J. , Spring 2000. Reviews in Urology

ChoosingWisely.org: "Treatment for Erection Problems."

University of California, San Francisco: "Erectile Dysfunction (ED)."

Liao, M. , June 21, 2012. PLoS One

Isidori, A. , October 2005. Clinical Endocrinology (Oxford)

University of California, Los Angeles: "Erectile Dysfunction",

Rhoden, E. , Jan. 29, 2004. New England Journal of Medicine

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on August 07, 2019

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