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Do I Have A Weak Immune System If I Have Low Thyroid
that's when a person has a weakened immune system from whatever reason: drugs, infection, malnutrition, etc. While immunodeficiency, is when an arm of the immune system is weakened or absent, can be something primary (born with) or secondary (acquired later in life) ...Read more
Why WBC went from 5.9, 5.7, 5.1 lymphs 1.5,1.4 and1.0 neutrs steady at 3.7 why did WBC and lymphs go so low read could be weak immune system or cancer?
No meaning by itself: Lab results are just numbers. In real life, numbers change from day to day (that is how nature is). The above numbers are close enough to one another, such that they don't mean anything has changed. It would be very strange and unnatural to get 3 identical results on 3 separate blood tests. So, the numbers don't mean anything without the whole picture... which means asking the doctor for help. ...Read more
My "Cd4 + cd3 t cell #" is 560. My lab's range is 533-1674. Does this mean i'm borderline low to have weak immune system?
If I have a low immune system and i had abnormal cells removed cud they cum bck quicker before 6month check up cause of my weak immune system?
What is weak?: The term "immune system" is very broad and begins with an intact integument (skin & soft tissues). You have different types of wbcs, different types of lymphocytes and antibodies, and so on and so on. Be specific about what you think is 'weak', but suspect the 6 month check up will be fine and you need not be seen prior to that unless something unusual occurs. Good luck. ...Read more
My brother says I have a weak immune system because once in a while I get tooth infection? Is he right?
Nutrition, exercise: If you keep your body fit through good nutrition and a regular exercise program, your immune system will likely function better. The only supplement which may help regulate the immune system is vitamin d3 , so make sure that you have an adequate intake. Folic acid has also been touted but the evidence is weaker. ...Read more
If I have a weak immune system due to copaxone, (glatiramer) does that make me more susceptible to cancer?
Probably not: The largest studies of long-term Copaxone (glatiramer) use do not show a significantly increased risk of cancers. However, there is a theoretical risk that decreasing the activity of the immune system could increase the chances of a cancer developing or growing more quickly. These concerns should be discussed with your neurologist so you can weigh this small risk against the benefits of this ms treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am prescribed an antibiotic to take 2 a day, and I was going to start taking a daily probiotic b/c I have a weak immune system. Is this okay?
I have an infection but my wounds heal slowly. I think I have a weak immune system? Any tests for that?
Wound healing: Note that there are many factors why a particular wound would not heal as fast as expected; these may have nothing to do with a 'weak' immune system. The immunodeficiency disorders, relatively speaking, are uncommon. On the other hand, disorders like diabetes mellitus which can affect healing, are extremely common. Reviewing this issue with your doctor can lead to specific testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband got c dip from an antibiotic he was put on.Is this contagous i have a weak immune system and im worried!
Not too contagious.: Practice hand hygiene and wash your hands often with soap and water after any contact with contaminated material until the problem has resolved. The sanitizing gel does not kill C difficile. By the way, you can still hug him . ...Read more
I think I have a weak immune system because I catch colds easily. Do I have a higher risk for cancer?
Can you tell me what to do if i found out that I have a weak immune system. What will happen and what does this mean?
Common problem: You will probably get most of what the kids have that is easily passed through coughs, like URI's. If you are cautious & wash hands often you can reduce the germs passes by random surface contact. Once you have been in the business for a while your system will develop immune resistance & the illness frequency will drop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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