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Do severe allergies and asthma also make one more prone to viral illnesses?

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In brief: Probably

Any condition or conditions which can affect your immune system can leave you open to infections like flu, or other viral or bacterial infections.

In brief: Probably

Any condition or conditions which can affect your immune system can leave you open to infections like flu, or other viral or bacterial infections.
Dr. Richard Williams
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Dr. Craig Brown
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Not necessarily

It could make the respiratory symptoms of a virus worse, but won't necessarily make a patient more prone to infections.

In brief: Not necessarily

It could make the respiratory symptoms of a virus worse, but won't necessarily make a patient more prone to infections.
Dr. Craig Brown
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