Ok, I was due for my HT shot on 2/27, but due to a great response, I am off Lupron/Casodex. I was on it for one year. I am now on Avodart.
I just got the results back from an extensive round of blood tests ordered by Dr. Lam.
The big number, the PSA, remains undetectable (<0.02).
However, the following tests are abnormal (they were at the end of HT also):
RBC Count -- 4.18 (lower limit should be 4.32)
Homeglobin -- 13.4 (lower limit should be 13.5)
Hematocrit -- 37.9 (38.8 lower limit)
This time they also did a T level and it was 10. I know that's great while on HT. I figure the above abnormalities are probably related to this T level.
I am still experiencing the SE I had while on HT and I assume that is also due to the low T.
So, when will the T rise? I also say this with some trepidation, as I suspect the PSA might also rise (true?).
I have very good energy getting through the workday, but my gym workouts are harder.