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Name Some Noninfectious Diseases Of The Immune System
I always seem to have the cold/sniffles all year round, on average twice a month. Is it something to do with my immune system or a long term disease?
Allergic rhinitis ?: You may have chronic nasal inflammation, called rhinitis with an allergic component, that is allergic rhinitis, also called hay fever or rose fever (there is no associated fever or allergy to roses or hay). It will often be controlled with over the counter antihistamines (zyrtec, allegra) but if these don' t work see your md or an allergist for further management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many autoimmune Dx!: Psoriasis, inflammatory arthritis, most cases of thyroid disease, type 1 diabetes (juvenile onset), lupus, eczema....I can't stop. Immune issues can cause miscarriages, stroke, blood vessel inflammation (vasculitis). Even acne rosacea is autoimmune! allergies are immune diseases. I can't stop.....................................................................! ...Read more
Here are some ways: There is no good way to boost your immune system. But our body needs proper rest(good sleep) and healthy food/good nutrition to keep us well in all aspects including the immune system. Avoid excesses of alcohol, smoking and over eating. Exercise and eat healthy, plant based foods with ample amount of vitamins and nutrients which are present in fruits and vegetables. This is the best that you cando. ...Read more
Why are immunosuppressants good for some people if we need our immune system to fight off disease?
Relative: immuno-suppression is resorted to when there is a "hyperactive " immune state leading to an auto-immune disease or condition, or to allow the immune system to adapt to a transplanted tissue, that doesn't mean that the immune system is totally knocked out (in some states yes during bone marrow transplant) but can still fight certain infections, till total recovery, the immune system is complex ...Read more
Yes in a way: Your immune system has nonspecific components that can fight disease. You can also develop immunity by exposure to a disease that is similar but different. In the past getting cow pox was protective for small pox. ...Read more
Crohn's disease, i think i've found the cause. Would a Coombs test tell if a too strong immune system is the problem. There's obviously more to it. ?
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