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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Ig G Deficiency

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I was diagnosed by allergist with IGA & IGG deficiency due to recurrent infections. Had 2 miscarriages within 3 yrs. Can this be cause of miscarriage?

I was diagnosed by allergist with IGA & IGG deficiency due to recurrent infections. Had 2 miscarriages within 3 yrs. Can this be cause of miscarriage?

Unlikely: Not a direct cause,? infection leads to miscarriage, may be, but even individuals without your condition miscarry for no known reason.IgA deficiency is the most common primary immunodeficiency amongst the already rare immunodeficiency disorders,many afflicted persons are asymptomatic and lead normal lives, follow up with your immunologist/allergist for possible IVIG replacement therapy,good luck ...Read more

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I recently miscarried at 7 weeks. Diagnosed with IGA and possibly IGG deficiency . Also have bicornuate uterus. Can IGG and IGA def. cause miscarriage?

I recently miscarried at 7 weeks. Diagnosed with IGA and possibly IGG deficiency . Also have bicornuate uterus. Can IGG and IGA def. cause miscarriage?

Clarification: See your doctor to go over the test results to get clarification. It is unclear here if your doctor was testing IgG and IgA as part of an antiphospholipid antibody workup for miscarriage or if you are referring to the genetic disorder of the immune system referred to as IgA deficiency. The impact on pregnancy depends on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can an allergist/immunologist ever help with chronic inflammatory polyneuropathy? Have seen neuro, but have been told I have IgG deficiency as well.

Can an allergist/immunologist ever help with chronic inflammatory polyneuropathy?  Have seen neuro, but have been told I have IgG deficiency as well.

Together: There is an overalp, and a neuroimmunologist should be able to treat it and if in doubt, an allergist can prescribe ivig if needed. Your neurologist should be able to tell you if they can treat the igg deficiency or not. ...Read more

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What would prevent me from having a tummy tuck procedure done. I have type 2 diabetes and an IgG deficiency (hypogammaglobulinemia). I have had ivig.?

What would prevent me from having a tummy tuck procedure done. I have type 2 diabetes and an IgG deficiency (hypogammaglobulinemia). I have had ivig.?

Medical Clearance.: Patients who have “medical conditions” should have these conditions under good control prior to undergoing elective surgery. Therefore, best to be evaluated by your internist to check how well these conditions are “optimized” and whether you are a good candidate to proceed with elective surgery. It is very likely that your plastic surgeon will ask for this medical clearance. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could IgG subclass deficiencies be caused by plasma b cell diseases/disorders?

Yes: It is possible to have malfunction of immunoglobulins or low levels in b cell disorders. A subclass deficiency by itself is usually not clinically significant and does not warrant treatment but if an underlying b cell disorder exists, it should be remedied. ...Read more

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What causes IgG deficency ?

What causes IgG deficency    ?

Many causes: If your IgM and IgA levels are normal or high, it's likely you have one of the still-not-fully-understood genetic glitches that come under the heading of "common variable immunodeficiency" which is very common. If your IgG is just a wee bit below the published "normal", consider ignoring it, but if one or more classes is way low, you deserve an official diagnosis. ...Read more