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What elements of the immune system would help rid the body of a virus that had already invaded a cell

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Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
T cell: T cells - cytotoxic t-cell mediated immunity againt virus infected cells through both direct and indirect killing mechanisms. ADCC - antibody mediate ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andries Nienaber
Specializes in General Practice
COVID prevention: We have very little proof that any vitamin or supplement (including zink) boosts the immune sytem to stop COVID or that it stops the multiplication. C ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Can get rid of it: Vast majority of people can get rid of HPV, the virus that causes genital warts. Visit this site for more information on this topic: https://www.may ... Read More
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Dr. Adam Elisha
6 years experience Rheumatology
Myth: There is no evidence that vitamin c will prevent contracting COVID-19.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No simple answer.: t-cell receptor studies prove clonality, meaning an expansion of a single line of T-cells, a kind of immune system cell. The test is mainly used to c ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It's source of Ener: Fat just like other 2 main nutrients of our diet(Carbohydrates and Proteins) is a source of energy to run the body machine. It does not have any speci ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: I can't address what dengue might have done to you, but I'd be surprised if your immune system was "degraded". I suspect you're simply a good observer ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Adjunct only: HPV often goes away by itself, but a claim like this is (to put it too kindly) an "exaggeration". If you're interested in herbals and kitchen-condimen ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Termanology: One could look to the example of a strain of HPV that causes genital warts. Many get treatment or have them removed,but some will clear spontaneously ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: The flu shot doesn't weaken your system to other challenges. It would not change your susceptibility to other new germs. If you catch something you wo ... Read More
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