sex and immunity- a relationship?

F. Hayashi hayashi at u.washington.edu
Mon May 17 23:03:05 EST 1999

On Sat, 15 May 1999, fp wrote:

> a serious question: is there a relationship between the amount of sex one
> gets and one's immune response?

Unless someone is getting truly pathological amounts of sex, I can't
imagine any effect on the immune response.

Of course, he/she/it is going to have a higher chance of exposure to VD,
assuming more than one partner.

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