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Hi, I am on Firmagon 80mg/month (started with 120mg) -

Hi, I am on Firmagon 80mg/month (started with 120mg) - since 4 months. However, I don't see any testosterone reduction symptoms or changes, why is that - is it because I should have started with 240mg - what can be done now? I am 35, male, diabetic, obese, hypertensive. Also, is it possible to apply depo provera solution on arms/belly button for it to be absorb? will it be effective too? Lastly, after being on testosterone suppression for about 3 yrs, I see my face has become swollen and bloated, why? thanks.
Fri, 5 Oct 2018
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