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#4574450 - 11/15/17 02:25 AM TRT from the VA
Merkava_4 Offline


Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 17501
Loc: Clovis, CA
Are any of you Veterans receiving TRT from the VA ?

You don't have to mention why, I just want to know if the VA provides that treatment or not.

A Google search has been turning up muddy waters on the subject.

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#4574482 - 11/15/17 04:51 AM Re: TRT from the VA [Re: Merkava_4]
Mr Nice Offline


Registered: 09/12/04
Posts: 21178
Loc: Orlando, FL
My brother works for the VA, I'll ask him.

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#4574512 - 11/15/17 05:58 AM Re: TRT from the VA [Re: Merkava_4]
Timo325 Offline


Registered: 08/31/14
Posts: 338
Loc: AL,NC,TX,Germany,Korea,Italy
Merkava,

The VA does provide TRT, for specific reasons. If a SM's low T is due to regular old aging, they might have a problem getting approval for TRT. If however it's due to a previous or underlining medical condition it is often easier to get TRT via the VA.

Best to request an appointment with your GP so he can send you to a VA urologist for the discussion. The GP will also make sure all of your ducks are in a row before you see the urologist (IE: More blood tests, ruling out other medical conditions, etc..).

Lastly, tell the doctors about how your low T is really affecting your quality of life and how much (if any) it is becoming a problem in your regular activities.

Best of luck to you.


Edited by Timo325 (11/15/17 06:05 AM)
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