A 40-year-old member asked:
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ever since i had a full hysterectomy i seem to be sick all the time. could it have lowered my immune system?

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Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
14 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Hysterectomy should not affect your immune system or make it weaker. If you can be more specific on what symptoms you have when you get sick, we can give you a better advice.
Answered on Jan 9, 2015

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