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How to help someone with immune deficiency to prevent infection?

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Dr. Javier Chinen
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
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Different measures are indicated according to the type and degree of immunodeficiency.
All immunodeficient patients should avoid contact with obviously sick individuals. Washing hands and avoiding crowded environments. Antibiotic in prophylaxis doses are a common indication for some conditions. Antibody replacemtns is indicated for those with proven antibody deficiency.

In brief: Education

Different measures are indicated according to the type and degree of immunodeficiency.
All immunodeficient patients should avoid contact with obviously sick individuals. Washing hands and avoiding crowded environments. Antibiotic in prophylaxis doses are a common indication for some conditions. Antibody replacemtns is indicated for those with proven antibody deficiency.
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