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How does the respiratory system interacts with the immune system

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
BALT: The respiratory system (lungs) has parts of the immune system in it. It is called balt-bronchial associated lymphoid tissue. There are also cells in... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Immunity: It protects us and can also be a major player in the inflammatory pathway or autoimmune disease.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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Pulmonology 40 years experience
The stomach and: esophagus may regurgitate acid and contents into the upper airway and into the lung. This condition, reflux esophagitis, can cause heartburn, chronic... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Cell phone use.: If you wish to touch your cell phone while eating you can. Do you clean off your cell phone every so often? It is often encouraged that one focus on ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
Allergy and Immunology 52 years experience
Multivitamins OK: Good morning, it is ok to use multivitamins along with using tegretol. Vitamin c is claimed to have beneficial effect in helping to fight some viral... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Generalized: If the cause of the cold is a virus that could cause conjunctivitis, then your conquest of the cold will immunize you against conjunctivitis from that... Read More
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Trauma Surgery 51 years experience
Huh ??????: Your question makes no sense. Only interact when you aspirate food
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Esp. menopause, also: Red clover is esp. useful for menopausal symptoms & may help prevent osteoporosis, uterine cancer & cardiovascular disease. It can loosen phle... Read More
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Easy.: The brain (mission control of the nervous system) initiates the drive to breath based upon input from a variety of sensors. It transmits signals via ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weintraub
Pulmonology 37 years experience
Exchange gases: The lungs are the major organs of your respiratory system. When you breath in, you take oxygen in through your lungs and when you breath out, you expe... Read More
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