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How does the immune system affected by ringworm

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
No: It has no effect on your immune system.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 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 46 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
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 30 years experience
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 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine 35 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
Pathology 27 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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 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
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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 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!
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Not particularly: Although many consider acne a simple ritual of passage in the teen years, it can and does affect some men and women into their thirties or later. Foll... Read More

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