Always sick

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I have always had an issue with having a very weak immune system I can be around someone sick for just a few minutes and then the same day I get whatever they had I've been sick consistently for the last two years most of the time I have three sometimes four different illnesses at one time I've had my blood tested for any immune disorders but all came back negative, I was wondering what else it could be I'm tired of being sick and I'm tired of not having the ability to fight anything I have myself I'm constantly on antibiotics because my body doesn't have the ability to fight any illnesses I get. Please help

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    I would say lots of exercise, less stress and taking supplements of Zinc, Folic Acid, Vitamin E may help.

    Antibiotics don't seem to work for me at all.  Hope this helps.

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      I take absolutely everything that you can think of, my immune system just doesn't fight off anything by itself, if I don't take antibiotics I end up nearly having to go to hospital or going to hospital. I do everything I possibly can to strengthen my immune system but still it does nothing

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    You mentioned you’ve tested negative for immune problems with your blood work...  have you pursued any specialists?  It can be so many things. 

    I do have auto immune diseases, and I get very, very sick, like you’re describing.  But the illnesses and seriousness occur because  I don’t have a spleen.  When serious health problems came up in my early 30’s I saw several different specialists and ruled out various ugly diseases. 

    Several years ago I worked in a hospital and became very strict with hand-washing and touching public door handles, etc. that could be riddled with germs and bacteria.  I catch fewer illnesses now.  I’m sure improving my diet helps as well. 

    A well respected nutritionist or homeopath will run different tests than a physician. Also, Different medical specialists run different tests. My advice is to advocate for yourself. And, you can also seek out a second opinion. 

    Good luck and feel better soon. 

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    Having a family member that goes through the same thing my heart goes out to you.

    After years of testing Doctors tested for Leukemia , she has pre-leukemia. And has had a lot of issues with it too. She continues to sometimes feel weak. She is having better days now . It must be so sad to be sick all the time. Please continue to test , don’t give up, something will be found. 

    God bless you.


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    I have the same problem,  over the years I've took a lot of antibitotes , found out through test I've done I have low white blood cell platelets the ones that fight infection in the body, also found out I have auto immune disease, don't stop testing keep going until you get the answer's you need, took me years, I know what you are going through, my heart goes out to you. 

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