Patient :I work in the oil and gas and industry and I travel a lot. The nature of my job doesn't allow for a schedule so I am rarely able to make scheduled appointments. My problem is low testosterone. I no longer have a doctor to see about this. My first question is, how or what is the best way to find a doctor that would work with me and my nonexistent schedule? Is there a website or a forum you could recommend? Medically, my problem is low testosterone. A little background. I have made a lot of bad decisions in my 33 years. I played college football and at that young age used a couple cycles of AAS without proper PCT. Not sure that matters when one uses so young. I got out of football because of an injury that led to a pain pill addiction. I have been taking suboxone for the last 4 years. When I was 31 I had blood work done and I did have low testosterone. I was not forth right with my doctor or the endocrinologist she sent me to. She wanted to run all kinds of tests to find out why my testosterone was low. Needless to say I stopped going to both doctors because I knew why it was low.
Now that I'm willing to be truthful with a doctor and get help I can't find a doctor that will work with me and my enormous scheduling problem. I have many of the symptoms of low T but the biggest problem is lack of energy and zero sex drive. Can a doctor on here help me? I know of first step is getting blood work done again. I have insurance which will cover blood work if it's ordered by a doctor What options do I have? Any recommendations or thoughts on a course of treatment or to help find a flexible doctor would be greatly appreciated.
Symptoms: Erectile dysfunction, irritability, no sex drive, feeling lazy
Thanks for your query.
Read and understood the history.
To recapitulate: You have noted symptoms of Erectile dysfunction, irritability, no sex drive, feeling lazy - male/33 - no schedule - low testosterone -
*The first question is, how or what is the best way to find a doctor that would work with me and my nonexistent schedule?
Used a couple cycles of AAS (Anabolic androgenic steroid) without proper PCT (Post cycle therapy) during college days - Then pain pill addiction - suboxone for the last 4 years - was not forthright with my doctor or the endocrinologist she sent me to - have many of the symptoms of low T but the biggest problem is lack of energy and zero sex drive - blood work - insurance coverage - and all.
Well, as you must be knowing that the Pharmacy anywhere in the world would not give you prescription medicines, hence you need a valid prescription.
Secondly, the most important part of any diagnosis is clinical evaluation, physical examination, tests of blood and related problems for which you have to have a person-to-person meeting with the Doctor.
It will depend upon the country you are residing/roaming around/convenience of your coordination.
May I please know the details so that some arrangements can be done for you to get a consultation, getting tests done and simply starting the treatment.
In the meantime you can try for the nearest Urologist which can also help you in this regard and I hope they are more easily available than the Endocrinologists.
As time permits, I recommend that you see a Doctor which is much more important. Hope this helps you.
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