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monoclonal band in gamma region

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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M-protein: At your age, monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (mgus) or frank myeloma, is extremely unlikely. These disorders are more common in peo ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
At your age, no!: A monoclonal gammopathy is rare at your age. Number two, they takes decades usually to express themselves. Number three, not all become multiple myelo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Monoclonal: •multiple myeloma (g>a>m>e, d) •primary macroglobulinemia (waldenstrøm’s, igm) •monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (mgus) ( ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Monoclonal protein: Can be seen in mm and and nhl. Also entity of mgus - monoclonal gammopathy of unknown significance. More work up is needed to sort all this out -- t ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No. MGUS: Mgus = monoclonal gammopathy of unknown significance. Igm is associated more with waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia (vs igg, iga, igd, ige with multiple ... Read More
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Dr. David Rosenthal
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Needs more tests: Have your husband see a hemeatology and oncologist specialist. They will want to get more history and run some more tests to make a diagnosis.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It might be a benign: Many benign processed can cause hypergammaglobulinemia, which are benign elevations without a para -protein or m-spike on serum protein electrophoresi ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
28 years experience Hematology
Polyp not due to IgM: People with igm monoclonal gammopathy don't necessarily develop lymphoma, esp. If the m-spike is small. Options are it remains unchanged for years, it ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Complicated question: I am not going to be able to give you a better answer here - too complicated. You should have had a good discussion with your oncologist about what th ... Read More
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