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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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Dr. Guha Krishnaswamy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
Answered on Apr 29, 2020

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