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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.
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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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