The immune system is the body's natural defense system that helps
fight infections. An impaired immune system does not work properly and can't
effectively protect a person against infection.
Some conditions and medicines weaken or impair the immune system.
These may include:
April 5, 2012
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Peter Shalit, MD, PhD - Internal Medicine
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