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I have been intentionally exposing myself to sick people. will this boost my immune system?

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Dr. Keith Ramsey answered

Specializes in Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine

Story of my life: Every time you catch an illness you will become immune to it. Eventually you will be immune to many more germs. The downside is that you may have complications, more expense possibly and could even die from illnesses. Healthcare workers do this daily; expose themselves to sick people. Thankfully we usually survive.

Answered 11/24/2013



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