A 39-year-old female asked:
Is ivig the best treatment for cvid? is the remission worth it?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
SCIG better: Immunoglobulins will certainly help you fight the frequent sinus, bronchial and lung infections that characterize combined variable immunodeficiency (cvid). I prefer to administer IG through small needles into the skin (scig) rather than into a vein (ivig). The risk of anaphylaxis and kidney injury is significantly reduced with scig. The improvement is worth it whether you receive ivig or scig.
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