A 25-year-old female asked:
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can poor diet cause poor immune system?i don't eat properly, low calorie diet, and get sick often, now have shingles i'm only 25? worried something wrong

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: You do not mention the specifics of your diet but it is unlikely it would have any significant effect on your immune system.
Answered on Jul 5, 2017
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