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Immunosuppression

Immunosuppression: Risks to people with compromised immune systems.
Introduction: People with reduced immune systems are at risk for numerous diseases. Immune deficiency can arise as a medical condition, such as HIV or other chronic illnesses. Certain medications also reduce immune function including immunosuppressants (their purpose is to reduce immune function), transplant patients and chemotherapy treatment for cancer. The elderly and newborns are also considered at risk with reduce immune function. See also HIV, cancer and elderly.

Condition count: 54; see list of conditions below.
Risk factor subtypes: HIV-AIDS (19)

Risk factors: Risk Factor Center, risk factor list

Immunosuppression: Diseases list

The following list of medical conditions have 'Immunosuppression' or similar listed as a risk factor in our database:

A

  • Aspergillosis ... HIV, granulocytopenia, hematopoietic stem cell transplant, organ transplant recipients, immunocompromise
  • Avascular necrosis ... chemotherapy

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C

D

E

  • Ehrlichiosis ... HIV, cancer chemotherapy, transplant patients, immunocompromise, immunosuppresive therapies
  • Endocarditis ... immunodeficiency

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  • Oral thrush ... immune compromise, AIDS, HIV, immune deficiency

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