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A 28-year-old female asked:

do i have to keep getting ivig treatments if i am diagnosed with cidp?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Not necessary but: It is not necessary to continue ivig treatment in patients withchronic inflammatory demyelenating polyneuropathy there are other drugs like steroids, immunosuppressant drugs, plasmaphoresis and physiotherapy. Ivig is the initial treatment.But every case is different and depends on the response to therapy.Discuss with your treating doctors what is best for you.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

What is ivig treatment for cidp?

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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
IVIG & CIDP: IVIG is a special immune-modulatory treatment used for illnesses like myasthenia, AIDP (Guillain-Barre), and CIDP. CIDP is an illness that causes numbness and weakness by affected the nerves of the body. Trouble walking is a common problem with CIDP. It is a long-term, progressive condition that is sometimes mitigated by IVIG.

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