A 24-year-old female asked:
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why do i constantly get sick and it takes a long time for me to get over my cold.

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Dr. Matthew Russell
14 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hygiene: Assuming you have a normal immune system, you are probably picking up germs that make you sick from people in your daily life. Good hygiene can prevent much of this by avoiding the germs: wash you hands regularly, don't touch your face/nose/eyes, cover mouth when coughing sneezing. Poor sleep and poor diet can also affect immune system and make it all worse. Sleep better and eat healthy.
Answered on Apr 2, 2017

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