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How Long After Pregnancy Is The Immune System Supressed
Not immunosuppressed: There is a misconception that pregnancy causes immunosuppression when in reality there is a change in the immune system, in that it modualtes it's response dependent on the virus/bacteria. So, in reality, pregnancy does not cause immunosuppression, and after pregnancy, the body returns to it's "normal" way to react to pathogens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
A normal life: Essentially a near normal life. National data from the nih and cdc show the average life expectancy to be measured just several years short of what would otherwise be expected. It is essential though to have routine follow ups with a qualified infectious disease specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if i read that the immune system can rid the body of HPV on its own, how long does that take?
What are the long-term effects of chemo and immunosuppressants? (long after you're cured). Will your immune system always remain more compromised?
Not true: The immune system is minimally compromised during chemo but the effects are temporary. As soon as the blood counts recover(4 weeks after last chemo), the immune system is practically back to normal. Total body irradiation as done for allogeneic bone marrow transplantation is the only therapy that has longer lasting immunosuppression. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi i would like to know, how long does it usually take for a healthier immune system if I have a balanced diet, proper excersice, and 8 hours of sleep?
It will come: You sound like you are on the right track...Follow with your family doc for regular checks and advice. ...Read more
Since we all have cancer cells in our body but our body fights them, but what causes those cells to eventually no longer be defeated by our immune system?
Using daily valtrex (valacyclovir) for herpies2 is there any long term effects and does it damage immune system long term taking valtrex (valacyclovir) daily 1000 mg per day?
Very well tolerated: Valacyclovir is one of the safest and best tolerated of all drugs. Side effects are very rare and many patients take it for many years with no problem at all. It has no effect on the immune system. But be aware it doesn't 100% prevent outbreaks, viral shedding, or transmission. You still need to inform partners and use condoms, unless with a partner who is aware and willing to take the risk. ...Read more
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