I've had four upper respiratory tract infections this year, one for which I was hospitalized and several that caused more infections, like laryngitis.
I've had the chicken pox on three separate occasions and have been told by my doctor that I could probably get it again.
I was vaccinated for whooping cough, but got it regardless.
I catch every cold that goes around and even though I always get a flu shot, I always end up with the flu.
I also have asthma, nasty seasonal allergies, and I'm a little bit iron deficient. I'm 15, if that's relevant.
Is this something I should be overly concerned about, or am I just stressing myself out too much over something that isn't a problem?
Has your immune function been tested? It is very rare for a person to get chickenpox more than once. You also seem to be getting sick a lot more than you should. Get a referral from your doctor to see an immune specialist. I think there may be something going on.
PowerOfZrii: Thanks for the info. It already IS required for children to be vaccinated to attend school here, I believe. And I would be interested in knowing about this supplement.
MyrahU: My immune function has never been tested; I shall see what I can do about that. My doctor has never seemed overly concerned, but I'm sure if I bother him enough he'll refer me to someone. The trouble is that where I live it may take months to see a specialist. Public Healtcare systems and doctor shortages don't mix well, I suppose.
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