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What does low immunoglobulin a mean

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Immune Issue: Immunoglobulin g is present in a person's blood to fight infections. There is a range of normal depending on age. If the level is low, that means t... Read More
Dr. Brant Ward
Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
See an immunologist: Immunoglobulin g (igg) is the main type of antibody found in the blood and is used by your body to help fight off infections. Some people may have a s... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
See immunologist: Immunoglobulin A and G are major parts of the immune system that protect us from serious bacterial infections. Lacking IgA is fairly common but lack... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Low IgE is normal: Ige is present when you have allergies. A low ige usually is normal and just means you do not have a lot of allergies.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Novick
Allergy and Immunology 43 years experience
Dont worry but first: thing I would be wondering is why did you have those tests done? Are you having recurrent infections?(not just "regular colds"?),,,but if you were my ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Likely nothing: You IgG level while at the low side is still within normal limits. If you do not have any symptoms, do not worry about the number. You may consult thi... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
IgA Deficiency: Sounds like selective IgA deficiency, if these are the results. Selective IgA deficiency is the most common immunodeficiency in the world and is usual... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Secretary: IgA is present mostly on the mucosal surface of the eyes, respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts . If it is the only immunoglobulin being low, it ma... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Low gamma globulin: By itself, a slightly low level of one igg subclass is a very nonspecific finding. A very low level would be worrisome, but really, what is needed is ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ramirez
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Unrelated: They are unrelated. Low IgM is usually not clinically significant (depending on how low of course). Talk to an allergist immunologist to figure this... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
See immunlogist: The low igg3 and igg4 in and of themselves may not mean much if your igg1 is normal. The fact that you also have low igm suggests that there may be a... Read More

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