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A 34-year-old female asked:

My iga is 41mg/dl (normal range is above 70) dr said while it's on the low side, it's not a true deficiency. all other immunoglobulins are normal range. what causes this? is it common? is it a true deficiency?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No: Being lower than normal is not necessarily abnormal. If you do not have recurrent infections, it is not a cause for concern. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. For nutrition: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/. Get HPV vaccine. Wish you good health!

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