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A 31-year-old female asked:

Iga slightly low at 40 mg/dl. everything else normal. i was given mmr vaccine as part of immigration physical. is this live vaccine ok for me?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes: Responsiveness to the vaccine includes the IgM and IgG systems while IgA is more involved with gut germ exposures. There is no reason to think it would not work for you or cause you harm.
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