A 45-year-old member asked:
Are the drugs you take for autoimmune diseases suppressing the immune system?
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Maternal-Fetal Medicine 27 years experience
Yes.: All medical options for autoimmune disorders are essentially immune modulators or suppressants.
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Take 2 meds to suppress my immune system for 2 autoimmune diseases. Am I at a higher risk?
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Need to be careful : CORVID 19 is a novel virus and more information is coming in every day. In general the response to a virus is neutralizing antibodies which may be deficient in some one who is immunosupressed. Not all drugs used for autoimmune diseases are immunosuppressive. Some are immunoregulatory. Nevertheless i would take stringent precautions and avoid going outdoors or mingling in the community for now
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A 23-year-old female asked:
How can I suppress my immune system given my autoimmune disease? Should i request immunosuppressant medications? Are there any other options?
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Pain Management 18 years experience
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Last updated Dec 31, 2012
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