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how does the immune system affected by ringworm

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Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It has no effect on your immune system.

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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Myth: Ringworm is a lay term for fungus that can implant on your skin surface from casual contact with dirt/animals or other humans. It lives off the older ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not particularly: Ringworm is one issue that has little to do with the immune system & more to do with exposures. It affects the skin surface & does not routine ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Impaired immunity: There is evidence of immunity impairment caused by all environmental stressors. Most studied is radiation. Uv light, extreme cold and hypoxia also sho ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience Travel Medicine
Yes: Toxic shock syndrome (tss) is caused by bacteria, usually staph or strep, which release a chemical that affects the immune system. Fever, rash, low b ... Read More
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Dr. Laurentia Nodit
26 years experience Pathology
Many possibilities: Several host and environmental factors contribute to enhance the probability of hpv persistence. Immune impairment (whether you appreciate it or not), ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Easy answer: All cells bearing the CD4 protein are prone to be invaded directly. This is mostly the big class of T-helper cells and the dendritic macrophage family ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Miscarriage: You may have retained some tissue ehich has caused an infection and making you quite ill.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Christopher
Specializes in Psychiatry
No. Not safe: Do not take a medication unless there is a reason. This medication DOES reduce your immune system!

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