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Mount Washington, KY
A 38-year-old female asked:

I have had two cases of bronchitis in 6 weeks and 2 utis in the last 3 months. i never get colds or infections. could it b steroids i take 4 migraines?

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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: If you are on oral steroids, yes that can make you more prone to infections, as steroids lower your immune system.

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