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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Immunodeficiency: The body's immune system is made of 3 kinds of cells: t-cells, b-cells and WBC (white blood cell). Wbcs roam the various tissues and engulf bacteria ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Immunodeficiency: White blood cells (WBC) roam the various tissues and engulf bacteria and fungi they encounter and then digest them inside themselves. When a crucial ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Chronic infections: Chronic granulomatous disease (cgd) is a genetic disorder in which immune system cells are unable to kill some types of bacteria and fungi. The disor ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Chronic infections: Chronic granulomatous disease (cgd) is a genetic disorder in which immune system cells are unable to kill some types of bacteria and fungi. The disor ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
See md: This is uncommon condition that can affect many organs and needs experienced medical attention depending upon organs involved-rheumatology, pulmonary ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
28 years experience Dermatology
Severe infections: This disease affects the immune system so that they are unable to fight off common germs and get very sick from infections that would be mild in healt ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
36 years experience Pediatrics
Yes!: Cgd is an immune deficiency that leads to frequent bacterial and fungal infections. Current treatment can include aggressive and prolonged antibiotic, ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
6 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Immune dysfunction: Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is an inherited disorder. In CGD, immune cells called phagocytes are unable to kill some types of bacteria and fun ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: This is a congenital, metabolic defect that is permanant. Can be addressed however with the specialist.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Early treatment: People with Chronic Granulomatous disease are prone to infections. Early treatment of any suspected infection is critical. Graulomas may also for in t ... Read More
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