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"enhanced" emotional state after prostatectomy

My fourth try at this post - in case the other three suddenly appear, that is why.

My question is this; Has anyone else noticed they are more vulnerable to emotional reaction since prostate removal? Sad or happy occasions seem to more easily bring a lump in my throat or wet eyes than I ever experienced prior to cancer treatment. It has been suggested that it could be a side effect of the anesthetic but I am wondering if the prostate didn't also serve as a moderator in some way for male emotional control. Now that it is missing, so may be this control factor along with all the other functions it once provided. I won't say this is a bad thing but it is noticeable to me and I am curious if I am the only one it seems to have effected. Any thoughts out there? Jon R.

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