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When the immune system does not function or respond properly to perceived threats, immune disorders occur within the body. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a disease that can affect many parts of the body, including the brain, heart, joints, and lungs. It occurs when body tissues sustain damage from repeated episodes of inflammation. Symptoms can include joint pain, fatigue, headaches, and chest pain. Which type of immune disorder is SLE? allergy immunodeficiency autoimmune cancer
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User: The body can develop different immune system disorders. How do individuals develop autoimmune diseases? a. The immune system fails to distinguish self from nonself. c. The immune system is weakened by asthma. b. The immune system overreacts to certain antigens. d. The individual contracts a disease multiple times.


User: When the immune system does not function or respond properly to perceived threats, immune disorders occur within the body. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a disease that can affect many parts of the body, including the brain, heart, joints, and lungs. It occurs when body tissues sustain damage from repeated episodes of inflammation. Symptoms can include joint pain, fatigue, headaches, and chest pain. Which type of immune disorder is SLE? allergy immunodeficiency autoimmune cancer

Weegy: SLE is an autoimmune disorder.
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User: HIV weakens the immune system by killing a. antibodies. c. helper T cells. b. B cells. d. killer T cells.

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HIV weakens the immune system by killing helper T cells.
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Individuals develop autoimmune diseases when: The immune system fails to distinguish self from nonself (and starts attacking its own cells).

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