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What Are Antibodies And How Do They Help
Bind to site(s).: Antibodies (abs) are molecules made to bind to sites on infected cells, bacteria, viral particles, etc. To help the immune system fight disease. For example, monoclonal antibodies bind to the same epitope/site, while polyclonal abs bind to many sites. These can be used in treating cancer and hdnb, autoimmune diseases, like rheumatoid arthritis, and in diagnostic tests, like western blot. ...Read more
Hello doctor ! I have one problem with red pimples in my face , check and back . I make the antibiogram of pimples and I result with staifilococus aureus . I take therapy with antibiotic but they still not going . What cAn I do ?
Wash your face: Please wash face 5 -6 times a day with plain tap water.do not wipe the water away.use an alcohol dabbed cotton swab 3 times a day,mainly after coming back home from outside.if overweight,check for diabetes.eat less sweets,drink less coffee and avoid greasy fatty food.if you exercise too much,it can be from too much male hormone production as well.try to avoid stress.drink 10 glasses of water/day. ...Read more
Need more info: Atypical antibodies means different things in different contexts. If it is related to blood group testing the antibodies are not dangerous nor contagious. ...Read more
ABO: If by hdn you mean hemolytic disease of the newborn, ABO incompatibility between mother and baby, and ABO antibodies are the commonest cause. Antibodies to rh blood group types can also cause hdn, and uncommonly antibodies to other blood groups are involved. See this site for more info. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/nbk2266/. ...Read more
I have heard that taking f-spondin antibodies help increase bone length. But how? And is this true?
Whoa: If you've been offered "spondin antibodies" for oral consumption as part of a get-taller scam, notify local law enforcement and/or the practitioner's regulatory board as appropriate. ...Read more
Not generally: Often a person on a gluten free diet makes fewer antibodies to gluten than people eating gluten. So, if you are having a blood test to diagnose celiac disease, don't stop gluten before the blood is drawn. Antibody production overall remains the same as long as one eats a balanced diet with good nutrition. The standard test for celiac disease is still the intestinal biopsy; eat gluten until then ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hiv RNA neg 32day and 2nda generation antibody test is this good can I stop worring. Please help?
It is good.: After exposure to hiv, most people who become infected will have a positive HIV RNA test by 32 days. The 2d generation antibody test is also usually positive by then, but may take a little longer. I would be much less worried, but it is always a good idea to repeat the antibody test at 90 days to be sure. ...Read more
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