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immune system

Remove harmful organisms from the blood and combats pathogens

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Immune system is composed of

-Tissue -cells -chemicals

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Lymphocytes

White Blood Cells that fight pathogens

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Antibodies

a special protein that helps fight infections

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immunity

bodies resistance to fight disease causing agents

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Vaccine

dead or weakened pathogen introduced to the body to make antibodies

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bacteria

release toxins into your body

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fungi

obtain their good from organic materials (including human tissue)

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Viruses

enters the cell and cause it to make more viruses

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Protozoa

produce toxins

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How Pathogenes are spread

-Direct contact -Body fluid -through air -contaminated objects (needles, water bottles yk) -vector -contaminated items( food stuff)

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Common cold

  • caused by 100 different viruses

  • lasts 2-14 days

  • OTC medicine relieves symptoms but does not cure them

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Influenza

  • High contagious, viral infection for the respiratory tract

  • constantly changes or mutates

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Pneumonia

  • infection in lungs (bacterial or viral)

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Strep Throat

  • Bacterial infection of the throat

  • untreated, can lead to rhuematic fever + heart damage

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SARS (severe acute repiratory syndrome)

caused by coronavirus

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Asthma

  • Inflammation of bronchial tubes

  • cannot be cured but manages

  • an episdoe is an asthma attack

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Allergies

  • reation of the body to a substance (allergen)

  • common ones: pollen, medicine, foods

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How is it possible that a person who gets a flu shot gets the flu

Since the flu constantly mutates the person was probably vaccinated with the wrong antibodies of the flu

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Why are being exposed to cold weather or getting chilled not causes of a cold

a cold is the result of your body fighting a virus and cold weather doesn't necessarily carry viruses but it can mess with your immune system if excessive

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God's plan is

abstinence

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Practicing Gods plan prevents

sexually transmitted diseases

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STDs are spread

person to person

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Aids can result from what Infection

HIV

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HIV

pathogen that destroys infection fighting T cells

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HIV is what type of infection

opportunistic

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Risks from HIv/Aids

Kaposi's sarcoma HIV/ wasting syndrom

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HIV Transmitted through

-Sexual contact -body fluids -needles -blood transfusion -organ donation -born to mother with HIV

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