What is Removal of testicle (Orchiectomy)?

Category: Surgeries

Most popular types: Bilateral Orchiectomy

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The removal of a testicle is the surgical excision of one or both of the testes, in the human male.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Removal of testicle (Orchiectomy)

Side effect Patients
Decreased sex drive (libido) 1
Depressed mood 1
Erectile dysfunction 1
Impotence 1

Duration

Currently having Removal of testicle (Orchiectomy)

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped having Removal of testicle (Orchiectomy)

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 10
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 2
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