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Doctor insights on: Adequate H1n1 Antibodies After Infection

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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How to prevent from h1n1 n other dz spread by droplet infection?

Prevention: There is no good answer here excepteto cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze. And wash your hands frequently. ...Read more

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I just recovered from H1N1 swine flu infection and feel very week, testless and loss of apettite. I want to regain my stamina and vitalityw?

I just recovered from H1N1 swine flu infection and feel very week, testless and loss of apettite. I want to regain my stamina and vitalityw?

Mgt: It is quite common after the flu infection to feel weak. I would suggest eating well, including sources of lean protein in your diet. Rest and recover. If you begin to have a fever again, then your PCP can follow up. A virtual appt is available online at healthtap.com/DosanjhMD code: NCYHPZ ...Read more

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Can having swine flu lead to a lung infection?

Can having swine flu lead to a lung infection?

Yes: Influenza is primarily a respiratory tract infection. It can kil either from it's direct effects or leading to a secondary bacterial infection. ...Read more

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How much time do antibodies stay in your body after the inital infection is fought off?

How much time do antibodies stay in your body after the inital infection is fought off?

Gradual decline: Antibody production peaks at around 3-4 weeks then gradually declines. After several months they decline to lower levels but enough to confer lifelong protection in the case of certain infections like measles. Additionally once reexposed, the immune system has memory cells that can ramp up production much faster than the initial infection. AB to some agents are not lifelong. ...Read more

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Reactivated EBV 9 months after first infection. Could i be immunodeficient? Antibody count: 65 ab VCA igm; 53 ea ab igg; 431 ab VCA igg; 289 ebna igg.

Reactivated EBV 9 months after first infection. Could i be immunodeficient? Antibody count: 65 ab VCA igm; 53 ea ab igg; 431 ab VCA igg; 289 ebna igg.

No: Unfortunately ebv stays alive forever in one's lymphocytes and can get activated easily in susceptible people without known immunodeficiency. However you may call that an immunodeficiency given that all people have been infected with it yet only few would have recurrent ebv problem. ...Read more

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How long do Hepatitis A IGM antibodies last after exposure/Infection?

How long do Hepatitis A IGM antibodies last after exposure/Infection?

4-6 months: detectable for 4-6 months then replaced with IgG which is probably detectable for life. ...Read more

Antibody (Definition)

An antibody is a protein the body's immune system makes to identify potentially harmful substances in the body. Antibodies attach to the substance on a molecular level and mark it so the immune ...Read more


Swine Flu (Definition)

It is the flu caused ...Read more