A 33-year-old male asked:
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low c3(normal c2, c4, ch50), low igg1, low igg3, low total igm. doc says all r acquired. he suspects cancer, autoimmunity, or infection. is he correct?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Difficult to tell: Without any context, it is very difficult to interpret laboratory results. More information about why these particular tests were done would be helpful.
Answered on Dec 14, 2014
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