A 35-year-old member asked:
keep getting ill.... do i have a problem with my immune system?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Important to check: Infections that suggest a possible immune problem are: severe, recurrent or unusual infections. Long courses of antibiotics with little effect, infections requiring IV antibiotics, more than 2 episodes of pneumonia, and family history of immune deficiency. For more information go to: http://www.Info4pi.Org/.
Allergy and Immunology 26 years experience
Maybe: Infections that are unusual, too frequent, or that are difficult to treat might signal immune deficiency. A couple of simple blood tests are usually sufficient to answer this question.
Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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