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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Immunity: Poor diet, not enough exercise, quite a few medications intended to treat other conditions, chemical or toxic exposures; and sadly, genetics play the ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
5 years experience Allergy and Immunology
CD57: ICD57 is a marker of natural killer cells. These are part of immune system. Best to discuss results with the physician who ordered the test as immune ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Strep Throat: It can but usually it it more often due to big and persistent tonsils and adenoids. Fortunately, recurrent strep throat is not one of the warning sign ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
What is weak?: The term "immune system" is very broad and begins with an intact integument (skin & soft tissues). You have different types of wbcs, different types o ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
24 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Fungal ("yeast") infections are often secondary to other issues like a weakened immune system, as can be canker or other mouth sores. However, both ca ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Not Really: Even though, Fludrocortisone is a steroid, it is a different type of steroid and will not immunosuppress you. It really is one of the effective means ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: The cause of apthous ulcers is unknown. It is not due to an immune system problem.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Infection & cancer: Your immune system works by recognizing when stuff in your body is different from you. Then it gets rid of that stuff. Such foreign stuff includes pat ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Low immunity: It is commonly called that and a lot of "stuff" is sold to boost it (notice no before and after tests to prove anything). Actually altered immunity is ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
More info: How do you know that, and what is your question?

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