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Immunological consequences

Posted 15 Dec 2018 at 01:19

I used to run 10 miles under 60 minutes 5 days a week, played division one rugby into my late 30s, and joined the Air Force at 35. only sick in one period in that time.

Now, after surgery (no radiation, no chemo, negative PSA), I‘ve been hospitalised three times this year. Does a change in testosterone compromise the immune system?

Posted 15 Dec 2018 at 15:17
Were the hospitalisations all for the same problem?

When was your surgery?

We can't control the winds - but we can adjust our sails
Posted 15 Dec 2018 at 15:40
Prostatectomy doesn't affect totesterone unless it's combined with hormone therapy
Posted 15 Dec 2018 at 17:45

The hospitalizations were for gastritis and pneumonia. 2 of former, which included uncontrolled vomiting, and one of latter. My prostate cancer surgery was one year ago.

Only times I‘ve had to go to hospital otherwise in last 30 years were broken bones.

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