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How does the immune system affected by ringworm

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
No: It has no effect on your immune system.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
No: Our skin surface is like a bed of leaves on the forest floor. The oldest skin is near the top while the newest skin is at the bottom. Ring worm occurs... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
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
Pediatrics 47 years experience
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 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine 36 years experience
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
28 years experience
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
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
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Christopher
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No. Not safe: Do not take a medication unless there is a reason. This medication DOES reduce your immune system!
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Virginia Simnad
Neurology 29 years experience
Pivotal role: This is a complex and not fully understood aspect of ms. Certain immune cell population recognize proteins in the insulation coating surround nerve f... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Immune system: This is a very in-depth topic that could never be described with adequate detail in this little box. Please check out this website for specific inform... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wasserman
Allergy and Immunology 45 years experience
Controls microbes: The specific and non-specific immune systems work together to maintain a balance with the microbial world. Bacteria and fungi that colonize the body's... Read More
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