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protein that defends the body against viruses bacteria

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Dr. Kathleen Saradarian
33 years experience Family Medicine
None: There are no known health benefits to sauna and steam room. People just think it feels good. Theoretically, warming your muscles might help exercise ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vamsidhar Velcheti
7 years experience Medical Oncology
See below: Viruses may be used in certain types of experimental therapy- using ocolytic viruses; the strategy involves transfer of some dna material that is inco ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Unfortunately, no: Sorry, but this won't have any effect on either preventing infection or making symptoms better. If you develop nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Immune system: Humans, fortunately, have an amazing immune system that works night and day, 24/7 to stop germs from causing us any harm. Usually when an infection ta ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bacteria: Immune System.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
Because: Our bodies evolved in an environment of bacteria and viruses, they depend on the "normal flora" to function.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: It is impossible to determine with certainty whether you have disrupted the normal barrier to penetrance of organisms. Intact skin and mucous membran ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Complicated issue: White blood cells routinely monitor body cells and if they have any proteins that are not natural part of the body of the person, the white cells can ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Infections: Different viruses & bacteria enter our bodies thru different pathways. In addition to what you've noted, don't forget sexually transmitted disease ... Read More
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