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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.

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