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Can you be immune to aids?

Can you be immune to aids?

Maybe: Aids is the end result. It would be immunity to the HIV virus. There have been documented cases of hiv-resistant despite infected people. These are a small minority and it turns out that the majority of these discoveries have been on the african continent. ...Read more

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Itp (Definition)

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) = bleeding disorder in ...Read more


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How can idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura disease be cured ? What medicines do you need to take?

How can idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura disease be cured ?  What medicines do you need to take?

Can be cured: Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (itp) is an immune-mediated lowering of the platelet count. Normally platelets help protect us from bleeding. The initial treatment for itp is often a steroid medication such as Prednisone but other treatments can be used. It is a curable disease but in some people it becomes a recurrent or chronic problem. ...Read more

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Can you be immune to Ebola?

Can you be immune to Ebola?

Ebola infection: Not to initial infection but if you survive an Ebola infection there is potential for antibodies to develop that may last a decade or longer. ...Read more

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What can you do when you have aplastic anemia?

What can you do when you have aplastic anemia?

Quite a lot: Confirmed aplastic anemia is a serious condition. For severe cases treatment includes immunesuppressive drugs such as steroids, cylosporine and in younger patients (< 55 yrs old) includes donor bone marrow transplantation. In many patients long term improvements in blood counts can be obtained. ...Read more

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Can you be cured when you have hypochromic anemia?

Can you be cured when you have hypochromic anemia?

Possibly: One of the most common causes of hypochromic anemia is iron deficiency. This can be treated with iron supplementation. ...Read more

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What conditions can cause you to not be able to donate blood?

What conditions can cause you to not be able to donate blood?

Several, see list: American Red Cross maintains a list of the deferral conditions/medications you can review at: http://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/eligibility-requirements/eligibility-criteria-alphabetical-listing ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have an elevated antinuclear antibodies?

How can you tell if you have an elevated antinuclear antibodies?

Blood test: Have a blood test for antinuclear antibiodies. Routine screening for such is not recommended as positive tests in absence of disease are common. ...Read more

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Can you have leukemia and not anemia?

Can you have leukemia and not anemia?

Yes: Advanced leukemia of any sort (aml, all, cml, cll) can lead to anemia. However, early leukemia (rai 0 cll) may not result in anemia. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's possible to die from a low platelet count?

Can you explain if it's possible to die from a low platelet count?

Yes but RARE: The platelet count would have to be so low that you spontaneously started to bleed and did nothing about it. The pLT count can go quite low without consequence although it must be followed by a hematologist. If it gets to low a platelet transfusion is performed and the number rises significantly ...Read more

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Can you not give blood if you have behcet's syndrome?

Can you not give blood if you have behcet's syndrome?

Can give blood: This is not a restriction for giving blood. Behcet's is not a transmissible disease. ...Read more

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How can you know if you have leukemia?

How can you know if you have leukemia?

Blood test usually: If you have certain symptoms, blood tests will be done which may show leukemia. These tests may not show the leukemia outright. Either way, if there is. Still concern, a bone marrow test will be done. This test will be able to determine if the symptoms are leukemia or not. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how healthy do you need to be to donate plasma?

Can you tell me how healthy do you need to be to donate plasma?

Reverse the Q: Best answer from this Q: How healthy would you want the donor to be if you needed plasma? That usually helps with decision. Good general health, no active infection or antibiotics. More information available here: http://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/eligibility-requirements ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i were to mention immune deficiency, what diseases would you immediately think of?

Can you tell me if i were to mention immune deficiency, what diseases would you immediately think of?

Immunodificiency: Acquired immunodeficiency would be HIV infection where the virus kills your t lymphocytes. Primary immunodeficiencies diseases are many depending on which immune cells are affected. They are due to genetic mutations in one of the steps that immune cells develop or the process of making cytokines. You can get examples of those diseases by visiting www.Primaryimmune.Org. ...Read more

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Can itp be linked to ra?

Can itp be linked to ra?

Possible: Itp could be connecteda utoimmune or inflammatory condition such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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Can you be immune to cold sores?

Can you be immune to cold sores?

sure: Most adults have already been exposed to the herpes simplex type i virus (but most don't get cold sores). ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a person has an autoimmune disease, wouldn't they be immune to aids?

Can you tell me if a person has an autoimmune disease, wouldn't they be immune to aids?

Autoimmune: That is not true at all. An autoimmune disease is when your immune system is attacking your own tissues, not recognizing you as you. That definitely would not prevent you from getting AIDS or anything else. ...Read more

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Can you be allergic to mold? How do you know?

Can you be allergic to mold? How do you know?

Yes you can: Mold spores are commonly found outdoors(though invisible) in the air, on warm , huid days. Symptoms can include runny or stuffy nose, post nasal drip or even coughing. See an allergist for simple testing to see if mold can be causing your symptoms. A full history and physical exam is needed to help make the diagnosis. There are very good treatments for this, too. ...Read more

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How can you know if you have iron deficiency anemia?

How can you know if you have iron deficiency anemia?

Blood tests: A blood count can suggest iron deficiency. Iron studies can give more definitive information. Iron deficiency can be treated with iron supplementation and dietary changes. But, iron deficiency can be a symptom of a more serious illness. This should be discussed with your medical provider. ...Read more

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Hi can you tell me if you can go abroad with this condition cardomyopathy?

Hi can you tell me if you can go abroad with this condition cardomyopathy?

Discuss with cardiol: It is difficult to advice you without knowing more details about your condition.We need to know what kind of cardiomyopathy you have and what your ejection fraction is, do you have an implanted defifibrilater and what meds you are on.And any coexisting condition like copd, diabetes etc so i will advice you to discuss this question with your cardiologist who knows your case. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's possible to be immune to dog allergies?

Can you explain if it's possible to be immune to dog allergies?

I am not quite: Sure what you are asking but many people are not allergic to dog dander. ...Read more