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how the immune system responds to the ringwarm

A 51-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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It has no effect on your immune system.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: No.
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Remarkably: In an immunocompetent individual, the immune system in general is adequate enough to overcome bronchitis. It may need little more than a week or two ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dareen Siri faaaai facaai fisaai
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bronchitis: As with any infection, it may take a couple of weeks to fight a novel pathogen, or more quickly if it is from one that has attacked before. Bacterial ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Homeostasis?: I am not sure what you mean by hemeostasis specifically in this question, but the immune system fights infection from viruses, bacteria and allergy. T ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Live or let die: This would be highly unusual since there are reserve system in the body to fight against virus. If you have absolutely no immune response, then you ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Good question: Viral otitis media should resolve in 10 to fourteen days. At age 36, it is most likely that the symptoms of ear ache, ear fullness and pressure are t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No sure way.: Staying in good physical shape with regular exercises (not extreme exercises) and a healthy diet may be helpful. Make sure your plasma vitamin d3 lev ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Immunity: In a nutshell protects your body against external and internal harmful invaders

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