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Why do some people get sick often

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Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience Psychiatry
IMMUNE SYSTEM: Lowers the immune system basically leaving you more vulnerable to virus' and bacteria etc.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Reactions: It may be a physiologic reaction to something that is upsetting to them. To some it renders no reaction - but to others it may instill fear or seem h ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Illness vs season: Contrary to popular belief, sickness/illness aren't caused by season per se but by germs. In other words, winter season isn't why someone gets a cold. ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Ask your physician: when you see your physician explained to him or her that you need a sick note for being out of work.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: Only if one of the partners has an infected ear cavity and the ear bud is transfered without cleaning, is there any risk at all. The lining of the ex ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Can occur!: Exercising to vigorously on a regular basis increases susceptibility to viral and bacterial infections!
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Many things: How long has this been going on? Do you feel sick? Fever? Other symptoms.? Depends on your age and risk factors. You could have liver and or gall ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: If the meat was tainted.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Doctors time off.: Not really an urban legend. Weekend is the worst proven times to be ill, because hospitals and clinics are at half staff. In july, many doctors take ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, possibly: While working out is good for the physical body, sometimes too much exercise is not good as the body also needs to rest to recover, at times. "everyt ... Read More

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