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What causes frequent infections with colds while working out?

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Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal

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Posted on Fri, 8 Jun 2018 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: been having frequent infections over past year...sty in each eye that became infected, cut on foot infected, dental work infected...frequent colds. Whenever i try to work out, even if taking it easy, i get a cold the next day. Happens every time i try to start working out. immune system seems to be on a vacation. Been getting frequent headaches. Loss of appetite recently (past 3 weeks), stomach upset every time i do eat. Now pain when urinating. Also eyesight has started to become blurry, especially with bright lights at night, very sensitive at night. Difficult reading things up close as well. Started 3 weeks ago also. Perfect sight up until then. I am 44 year old male, no smoking, no drinking. Eat well and was regularly exercising. 6'2" 200 lbs.
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Answered by Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
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Detailed Answer:
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With yiur history of recurrent stye, cold and skin infection it is important to assess your immune system and diseases affecting immune system. Hemoglobin, Complete blood count, differential count, complete metabolic panel importantly blood sugar and HbA1c levels, Immunoglobulin electrophoresis are recommended at this point.
The headache you are experiencing is likely due to vision changes recently. Please be advised to get vision testing done and assess the need for glasses.

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