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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Acquired, inherited: The immune system is the specialized part of our body that protects us against infections, identifying and eliminating microbes and germs that harm ou ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. SAMAR GUPTA
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Labs: Quantitative immunoglobulin levels. Igg thru ige.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Humoral Deficiency: Humoral immunodeficiency is a deficiency of circulating antibodies.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. SAMAR GUPTA
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Mostly genetic: Rarely acquired.. And then congenital, means at birth.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Poor defenses: The immune system is the specialized part of our body that protects us against infections, identifying and eliminating microbes and germs that harm ou ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shulan
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Multiple ways: There are inherited immune deficiencies that manifest at birth or later. There can be acquired immune deficiency such as from an infectious agent as i ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenthal
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
10 Signs of PI: Top 10 warning signs of a primary immunodeficiency (pi): http://www.Info4pi.Org/aboutpi/index.Cfm?Section=aboutpi&content=warningsigns "primary immuno ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV: I think you mean "acquired, " not "acute." the cause is HIV infection.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Avoid infections: This is a complex issue, as immune deficiencies have many different causes and severities. In general, people with immune deficiencies should avoid c ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It's complicated : The best way for you (as a friend) to help someone with an immune deficiency is to help them find an immunologist who treats these disorders. What we ... Read More
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