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does masturbating lower the immune system

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Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Has nothing to do with that.

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Nope: It only boosts your sense of self gratification.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
That's silly: Please forgive my frankness. The immune system is enormously complex, and anyone wishing to publish a junk paper can demonstrate that something impact ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Flonase or fluticasone is a topical nasal steroid spray. There is very little systemic absorption. Its efficacy and safety have been proven. There ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience Travel Medicine
Yes: Rituximab is an antibody which affects white blood cells. It is used to treat a variety of conditions including rheumatoid arthritis and cancer. It is ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pregnancy & immunity: There are modifications of the immune system during pregnancy mostly caused by increased cortisol levels. Although important in maintaining the pregna ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Immunity: It protects us and can also be a major player in the inflammatory pathway or autoimmune disease.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Rituximab is directed against an antigen found on lymphocytes (cd20). It attaches to this antigen and causes destruction of the lymphocyte. Its action ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Increase heart rate: and blood pressure
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, yes, yes.: Trust me, yes. Now you're getting into a lot of the biology and science of the human body, detailed analysis of immunity and the immune system, the ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Rituximab (rituxin) is a monoclonal antibody to cd20 an antigen located on lymphocytes. One consequence of using this drug is a drop in lymphocyte num ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Theoretical,unproved: See the following abstract from the national institutes of health: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/8281221 it's very technical-just pay attention t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Autonomic nerves: carry pain sensations for certain cardiovascular events such as heart attack
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Not directly: Testosterone has little effect on the immune system directly. However, low testosterone can be associated with depression and that is associated with ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orlando Puente
40 years experience Vascular Surgery
No O2 no function: Easy think of it as an engine the blood is the gas that supplies the body and you need to have oxygen to run the body, so when you breathe te blood ge ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
To adapt: to changing physiological demands. As an example heart rate goes up in response to fright or fight.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
Hummm!!': Cardiovascular system circulate blood through out the body. Gi system absorbs the nutrients from body for body energy and function.
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Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Panic attacks: Panic attacks can often seem like one is having a heart attack, when in all actuality the chest pains are the body's reaction to unprocessed stress ov ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Strength, efficiency: Exercise strengthens the muscles of respiration, they also become more efficient and conditioned through exercise as well.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Good question: simply put, the gut is technically outside the body
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Broad question: The immune system tailors it's response to various viruses and to various bacteria in several different ways that can be quite complex depending on ho ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Roque immune system: I think one need to think more about a rogue immune reaction thereby causing autoimmune disorder instead of an overactive one. An autoimmune problem ... Read More
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