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If asthsma do I have a weak immune system?
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
In brief: The opposite
You have an overactive immune system when it comes to your lungs.
In fact, some of the medicines for asthma contain steroids which weaken the immune system a bit so your symptoms improve. But it does put you at a slightly higher risk of infection.

In brief: The opposite
You have an overactive immune system when it comes to your lungs.
In fact, some of the medicines for asthma contain steroids which weaken the immune system a bit so your symptoms improve. But it does put you at a slightly higher risk of infection.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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