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A Group Of Parents Sent Their Kids' Face   The Serious You: How Current Events Affect You

Started Jun-18 by WALTER784; 715 views.
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From: Showtalk

Jun-19

Yes, those pathogens are in the air they breathe, but they weren’t getting diseases from them.

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From: Showtalk

Jun-19

I want to know about that too.

Showtalk said:

Yes, those pathogens are in the air they breathe, but they weren’t getting diseases from them.

Most kids who aren't immunocompromised usually can shrug off low levels of pathogen exposure. But it is always a game of chance. You never know who is more sensitive to infection,, and of course some of them could get a severe infection.

But it also illustrates that a school is full of asymptomatic carriers, or otherwise the critters wouldn't be viable and able to be cultured in a Petri dish.

Having no children is one way to reduce one's level of exposure to all sorts of pathogens, as schools are notorious for being Petri dishes of disease exchange going back decades before Covid.

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From: Showtalk

Jun-19

Given the amount of disease children and parents are exposed to, they stay remarkably healthy.

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Given the amount of disease children and parents are exposed to, they stay remarkably healthy.

Except for those who have been raised in a nearly sterile environment. They seem to have horrible allergies and asthma and other autoimmune / inflammation type disorders, even things like diabetes and fibromyalgia and other things.

WALTER784

From: WALTER784

Jun-20

Showtalk said...

Given the amount of disease children and parents are exposed to, they stay remarkably healthy.

I have seen 5 or 6 reports over the past 20 years of studies done on children of the very rich who had butlers and maids keep the house spick and span clean with no dust what so ever versus those who lived in some of the poorest dirtiest environments, and in most of the reports I read, it said that those who were brought up in the less desirable/less favorable environments seemed to have a stronger imuno ability to germs.

I saw a few reports that also said those who lived in the really posh environments also tended to have more allergies than those who lived in less than favorable conditions too!

FWIW

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From: Showtalk

Jun-23

Some, but it doesn’t account for all those in the same environment who don’t develop any diseases or conditions.

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From: Showtalk

Jun-23

Allergies are a combination of heredity and early childhood exposure.  Studies are now showing that antibiotic use before the age of 6 months contributes to extreme allergic reactions in  children.

WALTER784

From: WALTER784

Jun-23

Showtalk said...

Studies are now showing that antibiotic use before the age of 6 months contributes to extreme allergic reactions in children.

I'm not a doctor, but why would any pediatrician issue antibiotics for babies under the age of 6 months unless they had some acute type of immunodeficiency problems?

FWIW

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From: Showtalk

Jun-24

It happens all the time. Ear infections are the primary reason.

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