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What ia the medical term for a low imune system?
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Dr. Eli Silver
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: An immunodeficiency
An immunodeficiency.

In brief: An immunodeficiency
An immunodeficiency.
Dr. Eli Silver
Dr. Eli Silver
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Morgan Daul
General Practice
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Immunocompromised
Immunocompromised means that your immune system that has been impaired by disease or treatment.

In brief: Immunocompromised
Immunocompromised means that your immune system that has been impaired by disease or treatment.
Morgan Daul
Morgan Daul
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Dr. Anlin Xu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Immune deficiency
Immue deficiency.
But be careful when you use that term. It is usually used by doctors for those who have really suppressed immune system, not for someone who just have a couple more colds a year than others.

In brief: Immune deficiency
Immue deficiency.
But be careful when you use that term. It is usually used by doctors for those who have really suppressed immune system, not for someone who just have a couple more colds a year than others.
Dr. Anlin Xu
Dr. Anlin Xu
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Depends
From an allergists/immunologist perspective, a "low immune" system could represent a primary or secondary immunodeficiency.

In brief: Depends
From an allergists/immunologist perspective, a "low immune" system could represent a primary or secondary immunodeficiency.
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Dr. Andrew Murphy
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