Child's immune system down due to not eating proper diet

Patient

Q: If my child has not been eating her proper diet for a month or so while I have been unable to take care of her and she has been under other poeple's care, does this mean her immune system will be down and she will be more susceptible to get sick like catch a cold or catch the flu? Also is she has been still not eating and drinking properly while on some antibiotics does that mean her body will take longer to get better?

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