Immune system deficiency

Patient

Q: I am a 18 year old female and keep getting sick.
From a young age I've gotten cold sore very badly all over my mouth and inside my throat. It's gotten better but now I get two at least once a month.
I keep getting bronchitis so bad that I can't breath.
I can't pick up weight since the age of 15.

Must I do blood test to see if I have an immune system deficiency or what is wrong with me?
I'm so tired of being sick...

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