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help! is 730 a high immunoglobulin e level?

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Dr. Michael Rupp
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Yes: However, this level is not uncommon in patients with allergic eczema or asthma. It is not at all uncommon to see levels like this in allergic patients.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

My son was diagnosed w/ hypogammaglobulinemia, doctor wants to start immunoglobulin therapy should I worry?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
HYPOGLOBULINEMIA: Yes he needs immunoglobulin therapy, otherwise he mau succumb to infections.You should let them treat him.Do you know what kind of hypogobulinemia he has.But he needs treatment.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What is the difference between histamine and immunoglobulin e?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Allergy: Histamine is the chemical released by allergy cells that cause itchiness, sneezing, hive - in other words allergy symptoms. Ige is the allergy antibody that binds to allergy cells and will bind to allergens to cause allergy cells to release histamine.
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A 29-year-old member asked:

What does it mean if I have high immunoglobulin m qn serum?

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Dr. Romeo Mandanas
Hematology and Oncology 38 years experience
Waldenstrom's Dz: An elevation of immunoglobulin m (igm) in the serum esp. If monoclonal (of one kind) raises the possibility of waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia - a malignancy affecting lymphocytes or plasma cells that produce this abnormal IgM protein causing symptoms of hyperviscosity - confusion, shortness of breath, stroke, kidney damage etc.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Can anyone experienced with ivig (intravenous immunoglobulin) describe what one should expect?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
General well tolerat: Ivig is a blood product that, in allergy, is used to treat those with immunodeficiency or a lack of igg ( that is the IG part of ivig). This is generally a well tolerated infusion but one can experience local discomfort from the insertion of the needle to infuse the ivig. Rarely, systemic reactions can occur including headache, nausea, hives and others.
A 38-year-old member asked:

What is the preferred mode of treatment for guillain barre syndrome: immunoglobulin or plasmepheresis?

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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
IVIG: Recent evidence supports use of ivig if disease is evolving rapidly toward total paralysis. Benefit is similar to plasmapheresis but better tolerated and easier to manage in most hospital settings.

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