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Immune System

The immune system is an incredible mechanism, made up of a variety of responses to an insult against your body, for example from a bacterial, viral, fungal or parasitic infection. Our immune system rapidly gets to work and combats things our bodies perceive as a threat.

Unfortunately, sometimes the immune system can turn on itself (for example in cases such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis).

If you’re worried about your immune system, our GPs can discuss any concerns that you might have. Download the app and speak to a GP today.

For more information on specific conditions of the immune system, have a look at the pages below.

The information provided is for educational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Seek the advice of a doctor with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never delay seeking or disregard professional medical advice because of something you have read here.