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what proteins are fundamental to the immune system

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Marker of : Inflammation. Elevated CRP is an indicator of inflammation, including that due to infections. It is one of the acute phase reactants. It helps in ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seth Aborhey
6 years experience Family Medicine
All: Hello Edward, Heat Schock Proteins could be viewed as being a part of all these systems. These proteins are primarily upregulated in response to stres ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Bice
Specializes in Pulmonology
Not enough protein: While you lost some protein in your urine with glomerulonephritis, you don't lose enough to lower immune function and affect tissue repair o a substan ... Read More
A 70-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Baney
23 years experience Family Medicine
All over: Immunes ystem is located all over your body.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Several: Helper t-cells help b-cells make antibodies to invaders like bacteria or viruses. Cytotoxic t-cells kill cells infected by virus. Natural killer t-c ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No sure way.: Staying in good physical shape with regular exercises (not extreme exercises) and a healthy diet may be helpful. Make sure your plasma vitamin d3 lev ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. ChristieLynne Williamson
11 years experience Pharmacology
Staying Healthy: Keeping your immune system healthy and active is very important to protect your body against diseases, infections and other ailments. Some ways to kee ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Martinez
Specializes in Allergy
Yes & no: In some ways, your immune system gets "reprogrammed" every time we encounter a new germ by "learning" how to combat it so that it is eliminated better ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Cassady
35 years experience Psychiatry
Thats a big question: That's a big question that people dedicate their lives to study and find out. All the systems are important in "homeostasis". Narrowing which "homosta ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Estape
29 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
It's Tough: The essentials are a good diet rich in proteins, and some luck. Some chemo therapies really cause profound decreases in the white blood cells and this ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Antibodies: Antibodies are produced by b lymphocytes. There are five antibodies. Infection stimulates b cells as well as other cells to trigger antibody productio ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
31 years experience Dentistry
Not Clear?: Leukoplakia are patches on the tongue, in the mouth, or on the inside of the cheek that happen because of irritation. They are not cells of the immune ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience Family Medicine
Diet and exercise: A balanced diet with plenty of leafy green vegetables supports your immune system. Consider organic vegetables in a salad and juiced. Exercise every d ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No sensory nerves...: If there are no sensory nerve endings in that part of the body, then no sensations are detected, so thus the brain receives no information (and so we ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Immunologist: Yes, there are screening tests for immune dysfunction, and also more specific tests if history is consistent with immune dysfunction and/or screening ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Body can make antibodies as well as cells that damage or destroy its own cells and tissues and are the basis for some diseases, e.g., systemic lupus, ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Fitness: There's no magic food, pill or herbal product. Get enough sleep and don't overdo mind-altering substances or use tobacco. The one intervention that ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
IgE bound to mast: cells, when exposed to foreign substance, "antigen" triggers the immune reaction cascade, just simply put
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
All fruits are good : Eating fruits with each meal daily is very healthful. Vegetables especially colored ones are also healhty and should be part of each meal. This will a ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Very complicated: Generally speaking, the innate immune system is the part of the immune system that you are born with, while the adaptive immune system is developed ov ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Bartonella: Most people get bartonella infections when they are immunocomprised, so it really depends on the persons individual immune system. The standard is to ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Complicated: This description is quite improbable and sounds as it the person may be deceased. If you are having neurological deficiencies stronglysuggest that yo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No magic here: The internet sites touting "superfoods" that supposedly enhance immunity are all made up as entertainment. A sensible diet will prevent the immunodefi ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
All organs: The immune system functions to a degree in all the organs of your body. So, an infection anywhere will eventually be noticed and attacked. Certain org ... Read More

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