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I keep getting frequent infections, thrush, sepsis. Wbc

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I keep getting frequent infections, thrush, sepsis. Wbc count ok, put dr said there is a test that actually checks if wbc are not functioning properly.ive seen infectious disease I'm negative for hiv and all other types of disease. I also saw an immunologist that checked my T cell counts and said they were normal, but how do you know if they are functioning properly? I can't stop getting infections and feeling exhausted.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 1 year ago.

Hello

This is not generally a matter of your white cell function.

This is more a matter of what is off balance, and it is usually internal flora.

Both gut and vaginal as well as the entire digestive track.

It can be hormonal imbalance as well.

All of this can be measured.

The doctors trained to do this, and to look at cell function, are doctors trained in functional medicine.

A list of those can be found on the first page, upper right, here.

www.functionalmedicine.org

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