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Doctor insights on: Humoral Immunity Status Survey

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What are disorders of humoral immunity?

What are disorders of humoral immunity?

Antibody deficiency: Humoral immunity refers to the arm of the immune system that makes antibodies. Deficiencies of humoral immunity include common variable immunodeficiency, IgA deficiency, agammaglobulinema, and others. These are the most common immunodeficiencies we see. Symptoms typically include susceptibility to bacterial respiratory infections, but immunity to viruses is usually ok. See an immunologist for info. ...Read more

Immunity (Definition)

In medicine, having an immunity to certain disease is to mean you are protected from getting it. For example: flu vaccination trigers the body to develop the immunity(antibody)/protection so that it won't get the flu. The idea is similar to the law: to provide immunity to someone is to protect that person from potential physical harm by other(s). Have ...Read more


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Is aloe herb toxic when taken orally?I use to take it and it has high potential in immunity increase against malaria

Is aloe herb toxic when taken orally?I use to take it and it has high potential in immunity  increase against malaria

NO- VERY HEALTHY!: There is evidence supporting a wide range of benefits of drinking aloe vera- if it was a drug it would be hailed as a miracle drug! aloe can boost immunity, reduce inflammation, treat diabetes, lower cholesterol, treat ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome & colitis, kill cancer cells, treat heartburn, thin blood, lower blood pressure etc. For more info & references see http://www.Naturalnews.Com/021858.Html. ...Read more

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What are disorders of humoral immunity?

Antibody deficiency: Humoral immunity refers to the arm of the immune system that makes antibodies. Deficiencies of humoral immunity include common variable immunodeficiency, IgA deficiency, agammaglobulinema, and others. These are the most common immunodeficiencies we see. Symptoms typically include susceptibility to bacterial respiratory infections, but immunity to viruses is usually ok. See an immunologist for info. ...Read more

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When does acquired immunity occur?

When does acquired immunity occur?

Mainly after birth: As soon as we get exposed to external proteins, immune system continues to develop and form antibodies of its own ...Read more

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What is the difference between natural and acquired immunity?

What is the difference between natural and acquired immunity?

Immunity: There are two immune systems inside of our body. The one always standing on guard (cell mediated) that is comprised of white blood cells, etc... And the acquired immune system that is directed by B/T cells and multitudes of other cells in the process of later response to infection ...Read more

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What is the current legal status of ephedra in the u.S.?

What is the current legal status of ephedra in the u.S.?

banned: After a series of health effects including many deaths, the fda finally activated a ban on this stimulant which was being abused, especially by professional athletes. ...Read more

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My labs always say "result status:final." But on my last it says "result status: EDITED results." What does this mean? why would dr edit the #s?

My labs always say "result status:final." But on my last it says "result status: EDITED results."
What does this mean? why would dr edit the #s?

Don't let paranoia: get the better of you! Lab results are usually edited when the lab personnel have some reason to believe there was an error on the initial analysis. Perhaps they discovered they needed to replace reagents (chemicals needed for processing), etc. They rerun the specimen to make sure they reported the accurate result and sometimes they have to correct it.The ordering doctor doesn't change your result ...Read more

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What does having no immunity mean?

You can develop: illnesses easily from germs - even those that don't normally cause illnesses in people. ...Read more