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Who is most susceptible to pneumonia?

Who is most susceptible to pneumonia?

Patients who: are immunosuppressed, who are more susceptible to tracheal aspiration, or who have other conditions that render them more susceptible to lung infections than the average person. ...Read more

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Who is more susceptible to genital warts?

Who is more susceptible to genital warts?

THe one: Who did not have immunity , only 1% will have them rest will get rid of them with 2 years , in those warts will not go away with out treatment , 4 out 5 had them by the age of 50. Of course immune compromised are very susceptible ...Read more

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Who is more susceptible to pulmonary aspergillosis?

Who is more susceptible to pulmonary aspergillosis?

Depends: The term pulmonary aspergillosis may refer to actual infection of the lung by aspergillus which usually occurs in patients with depressed immune system. The term can also be an "allergy" to aspergillus which is more common in patient with asthma and cystic fibrosis. A fungus ball of aspergillus is a complication of an old cavity in the lung growing a fungal ball. ...Read more

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Who is the most susceptible host for pneumonia?

Who is the most susceptible host for pneumonia?

Someone: with a compromised immune system and/or predisposing lung abnormalities. ...Read more

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Who is more susceptible to lung problems caused by pseudomonas aeruginosa?

Who is more susceptible to lung problems caused by pseudomonas aeruginosa?

Pre-existing lung DZ: Patient with COPD or cysytic fibrosis or bronchiectasis are more likely to have pseudomonas infection as well as those on a mechanical ventilator. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in the immune system causes the elderly person to be more prone to infection?

Can you tell me in the immune system causes the elderly person to be more prone to infection?

Yes: As we age our immune system does decline a little in function and that could explain an increase in infections. However, other things can also cause this and you should see your doctor for referral to an immunologist who can evaluate the immune system more carefully. ...Read more

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What is the chance that an HCV infected women will spread HCV to their newborn infants?

What is the chance that an HCV infected women will spread HCV to their newborn infants?

Negligable: Transmisson of hepatitis c from person to persion via casual contact is rare. Transmission via nursing has not been reported. Generally hepatitis c is transmited via blood to blood contact (tainted blood transfusion, needle sticks from tainted needles, IV drug use with needle sharing, etc, ). ...Read more

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Is exposure to someone vaccinated with the shingles vaccine harmful to babies?

Is exposure to someone vaccinated with the shingles vaccine harmful to babies?

Just say no: The shingles vaccine uses a live virus, so it can shed, causing them to possibly get chickenpox from you. Merck says at http://www.Merck.Com/product/usa/pi_circ… "transmission of vaccine virus may occur rarely between vacinees and susceptible contacts" babies are just developing their immunity, so they may be at more risk. The disease is usually better tolerated in kids though. ...Read more

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Why would an elderly person be more prone to skin infections than a younger person?

Why would an elderly person be more prone to skin infections than a younger person?

Fragile skin: As people age, the skin becomes more fragile. Outer layer of skin (epidermis) becomes thinner. Underlying protective fat layer also thins. Fragile skin leads to more skin injuries (e.g. Skin tears and breaks in skin) and increased risk of bacterial infection. It is important to keep skin well moisturized as dry skin is more prone to injury and infection. ...Read more

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How many percent a woman is prone to HPV hu isnt yet vaccinated compared to a woman who received HPV vaccine?

How many percent a woman is prone to HPV hu isnt yet vaccinated compared to a woman who received HPV vaccine?

Quite a number: Prior to vaccine availability, studies showed 70% of women in their early to mid 20's were antibody positive to hpv. Studies reveal 99% of recipients developed protective antibody within a month after the third dose. Actual life experience of those receiving vaccines has not been fully tested. ...Read more

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Who is more likely to get autoimmune diseases?

Autoimmune disease: Increased risk in family with 1st degree relative or closer 2nd degree relative with any autoimmune disease. Women also tend to have a slightly increased risk over men. ...Read more

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How much vitamin D3 should be given to individuals afflicted with an autoimmune disease?

How much vitamin D3 should be given to individuals afflicted with an autoimmune disease?

Vitamin D: Your doctor can check a vitamin d3 level in your blood. Your blood level will determine how much vit d3 supplementation you will need. The levels can be followed as needed. ...Read more

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Who is more likely to catch tapeworm?

Tapeworm: People who live in an endemic who eat raw beef or raw pork. ...Read more

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Who is most susceptible to dissociative fugue?

Who is most susceptible to dissociative fugue?

Fugue states: Dissociative fugue is relatively rare, with a prevalence of .2% in the general population. Those most susceptible to it have experienced highly stressful or traumatic events, such as severe child abuse, crime, war, explosions or attacks like the world trade center in 2001. It can also be prolonged situations rather than events, such as child abuse where the person cannot escape, or being a pow. ...Read more