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ways of how the body protects itself of invading germ

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Several: The skin provides a major defense, the Kidneys can filter out toxic substances, the lungs can filter the air we breath, but by far the Immune system ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
18 years experience Dentistry
Can do lot of things: Brush twice, floss day , eat healthy diet and drink lots of water, keep up with routine dental check up so if any cavities or gum disease present.It ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Germs: great question. the smartest scientists of the world are trying to figure it out
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Immune system: The body possesses an immune system that consists of cells that can eradicate most viruses as the common cold and even certain bacteria. However, you ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
No: Shower, use mild soap, keep things dry, no douching, life should be normal.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Scared of germs: My guess is that regular is better as more air may get to cut. Being scared of germs is a worry as you cannot avoid them and many are good germs. The ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mamongali belina Mokone
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Psychologist: please do consult psychologist for proper assessment as anxiety can not be diagnosed at 1st visit. you need proper assessment and follow up.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Fever: Great question. There is substantial evidence to suggest that some infections in which fever occurs are limited because the causative organisms do not ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
I wouldn't sweat it.: The type of germs stirred up in dental work are not the ones that trigger meningitis. If released, they are strained out and destroyed by the bodies i ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Might! : You are absolutely correct in your hunch that breastfeeding may help prevent baby from getting sich with this exposure. Breastfed babies have lower i ... Read More

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