frequent infections

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Frequent infections is a clinical finding in which a person gets infections more often than is typical. This can occur due to a weakened immune system, often due to immune system suppressing drugs or HIV infection.

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Frequent infections, what should i expect in workup?

Infestions

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A cbc and differentiial, HIV test, IGg, and IGA immunoglobulin to start.
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What does it mean if you have frequent infections like sinus, skin, bladder?

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Frequent infections can possibly indicate an immunodeficiency. I suggest you see your primary care doctor for bloodwork to rule this out.
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Could frequent infections with swollen lymph nodes be lymphoma? WBC and lymphocytes are normal

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Even with normal blood work lymph nodes can be mildly enlarged from a nearby infection. If no infection is identified and nodes can get enlarged and sometimes very enlarged a lymphoma is in the possibility. When an infection is treated the lymph nodes will go back to normal but in lymphoma they are not necessarily going away and will increase in size.
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Dr. Dragos Luca answered:

No appetite, frequent infections, can't seem to take satisfying breath, bruising easily.... No tiredness or body pains.... Leukemia?

Hard to say...

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Leukemia can present with multiple signs and symptoms including but not limited to: bone pain, refusal to bear weight, gum bleeding, bleeding from other sites, pallor, lack of appetite, fever, night sweats, unexplained weight loss, easy bruising, fatigue, multiple infections, etc. If a concern for leukemia exists, consultation with the primary care physician or a hematologist is recommended.
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I have had frequent infections,shingles 4 times in less than a year,swollen lymph nodes everywhere,itching all over(no rash),fatique,why?

Immune deficiency

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Getting frequent infections including Shingles indicated that you have reduced immune resistance, especially with recurrent viral infections it indicates more of cell mediated immune deficiency than antibody mediated. Also enlarged lymphnodes everywhere is to be taken seriously. It would be good in you see ur PCP /hematologist. need to r/o infections,hematologic condns includ.lymphomas,leukemia
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Dr. Michael E. Ein answered:

Elevated liver enzymes elevated platelets positive Ana fatigue hair loss muscle weakness joint pain frequent infections docs say idiopathic??

See Rheumatologist

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I would recommend that you see a rheumatologist for a consultation.
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Dr. Oscar Novick answered:

I have frequent infections, fatigue, red spots under my skin, bone and joint pain, fevers and a high WBC. Is it possible for me to have Leukemia?

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Very possible. Go to a doctor and preferably a hemotologist without delay
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im going to be having a vaginal biopsy tomorrow for my frequent infections i was told there is a possibility of having a vaginal mass why is that?

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It would be unusual for a young woman to have a vaginal mass. Usually with repeated infections all that is needed is a culture which is a simple cotton swab test and not painful at all. If a pap smear is abnormal there can be a cervical biopsy but that is a different issue all together.
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Dr. Kelly A. Kane answered:

What could be causing my frequent infections (oral thrush, bv, bladder) each at least twice in the past 2months and i had finished all antibiotics??

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Antibiotics may increase your risk for yeast infections. Bv and bladder infections are typically bacterial and treated with antibiotics. Have you been reexposed to a sex partner who may be effected ( re bv)? Some women have bacteria introduced to their perineum during sex which can increase uti risk. Voiding after sex can help prevent those.
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