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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Field of study: Immunology is the field of study of the immune system. This field is generally studied by allergists for the allergic aspects (IgE antibody) and peo ... Read More

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Dr. Manav Singla
22 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Medical immunology: When it comes to medicine and immunology, there are a number of 'branches'. Immunology can suggest -lack of functioning immune system - primary im ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Berns
19 years experience in Pathology
See below: Tumors are made of cells that have gone bad and started to grow and replicate regardless of the cells around them. Each tumor as it gets more and mor ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience in General Surgery
Major player: Your spleen is an integral part of your immune system. It protects you from certain kind of infection, helps eliminate used up red blood cell, acting ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience in General Surgery
Vaccines: It depends on your age. At minimum you will likely need yearly vaccines against meningitis and pneumonia. Otherwise your immune system should handle o ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
AKA Allergies: Immunologic hypersenstivity reactions are any reaction that occurs due to an overreaction or inappropriate reaction by your immune system. The most c ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Question Unclear: Please clarify what you mean by immunology. Were there specific tests you are concerned about.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Nothing by itself: A majority of people with positive antinuclear antibodies at or around this titer have no associated health issues. This is drawn only to shed light o ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
50 pages: No one is going to read a 50 page manuscript. Spend some time with your professor and decide what to review before you begin writing.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Little!: You have essentially two specialities that cover the fields. I trained in a division of clinical immunology and rheuamtology. Most of the non-structu ... Read More

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