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Welcome to JustAnswer Health...and thank you for your question. I am a verified Expert and am delighted to help you today. The lack of a spleen certainly would have the potential to weaken the immune system, yes.Having a functioning spleen is important for immunity and over all health.
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX have another quick question. In view of his chronic edema and vulnerability to infections, is it reasonable to conclude that a "weakend immune system contributes to recurring lymphadema." I realize there is no way to determine the cause. I would like to know if the immune system a likely factor in lymphedema situations.
Yes, you are correct, One can exacerbate the other. A weakened immune system can prompt recurring lymphadema and the lymphadema can also further weaken the immune system.
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