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What Does The Human Immune System Produce That Is The Basis For Immunization
Have still unidentified autoimmune systemic disease. No medication yet. Can a vaccine (PCV13/PPSV23) cause more trouble activating my immune system?
NO: It will not cause more trouble and will protect you from pneumonia. From a review in the Lancet comes the following statement:"As a general rule, patients with an autoimmune disease are not at risk of exacerbation after administration of any of the available vaccines. Conversely, several vaccine-preventable infections are known to negatively affect the course of defined autoimmune diseases"http://image.thelancet.com/extras/02art9340web.pdf ...Read more
One of my children always gets fevers after a vaccine and the others don't. Why do only certain children tend to get them? Is their immune system weak
Tips to be taken to improve immune system , as my spleen get rupture two years ago in a accident....Is there any vaccine should be taken coz am suffrng?
Eat well and shots: If your spleen healed without having to be removed you only need routine vaccines. If your spleen was removed you may need extra vaccines such as meningitis, pneumonia, or haemophilus b. Your doctor can make specific recommendations for you. Depending upon your age you may need medication too. A healthy diet always improves your immune system. ...Read more
When dealing with boosting immune system to help suppress HPV, besides the vaccine, what vitamins can I take that will be most beneficial. ?
None but: If there is one vitamin which boosts the skin's defense system, it would be vitamin D3 which acts on the skin's keratinocytes to produce defense substances against infection. HPV will need far more potent defensive action than the vitamin can provide. See your GYN before the problem spread further or to others. Besides HPV has been linked to cervical cancer. ...Read more
Is it alright to take vitamin c before and/or after a vaccine? I take 2,000-2,500mg per day. Does immune system need to be free of medicines?
No issue: No need to delay/suspend vitamins when getting vaccines. ...Read more
Can you name some vaccine that protects against H1N1? Is it safe to be vaccinated? Heard it weakens immune system and long term effect of vaccine are still not known? Please guide me.
Can somebody tell me how can Hib meningitis vaccine help the body's immune system fight the disease?
Unlikely : Hib vaccine is helpful when given early in life to build antibiodies that protect the infant/kid from hib disease later in life.It can be given as early as 6 weeks. It is of no benefit when given to a kid in the middle of hib disease (takes 2 or more weeks to generate antibodies). ...Read more
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