A 33-year-old male asked:
Disclaimer

my wife has chronic hives from an auto immune disorder. what vitamins and supplements can she take to help strengthen her immune system?

1 doctor answer
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
NONE: See a dermatologist. She can be treated. Don't waste your money on useless junk. There is no such thing as "strengthen the immune system". Meanwhile try claratin or Allegra (fexofenadine) or zyrtec----get a generic.
Answered on Feb 22, 2016
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
A good idea...: Vitamin C 500mg -1000mg taken by mouth daily as supplement for general wellness and immune system boost is a good idea especially if one doe not get ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many vits,mushrooms: Research shows vitamins a, b complex (esp. B6, B12 ; folate), c, d, e ; k enhance immune function.Bioflavonoids ; minerals like zinc are important for ... Read More
1
1 comment
1
1 thank
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
None: Vitamins and supplements do not boost one's immune system. You are wasting your money. Stop believing the hype. Calcium is higher doses is potent ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Don't waste money: None! it's not possible! eat a balanced diet, get adequate rest and exercise. Your immune system will take care of itself. Don't waste your money.
1
1 comment
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month