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does implanon weaken the immune system

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: But better consune natural source of vitamin C, 2 - 3 servings of fresh fruits /day can suffice, there is no good evidence though that vitamin C pill ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Age related: In adults there is little evidence that there is a negative impact on the immune system . This in not the case in children.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
NO: But it does increase your risk of Diabetes and may eventually cause that disease, which is a co-morbid condition that carries with it many risk factor ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: I have not heard any that dairy can weaken the immune system. Some people mostly young children have a hypersensitivity or allergy to milk protein. ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not: Many recently acquired infections, including colds, influenza, and others may temporarily result in mild immune system weakness. But syphilis is not k ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Immune system: I know of no evidence that this weakens a persons immune system. To the contrary some cultures e.g. The finnish and swedish peoples practice sitting ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience Dermatology
No: A weakened immune system may increase the liklihood for staph infection, not the other way around.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Because it can negatively affect the quality of sleep it could via that mechanism. Chronic inhalation of smoke can compromise the respiratory system a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience Clinical Psychology
Stress & immune syst: Yes. Chronic emotional stress weakens the immune system making you more vulnerable to illness. It's important to manage stress well to have good hea ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Usually yes: That is a strong possibility. The more severe that anorexia nervosa symptoms become, the more it breaks down the body's reserves.
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