Doctor insights on:
Mmr And Gamma Globulin
Underlying disease: Elevated gamma globulin is not a disorder by itself but a manifestation of some underlying disease and that cause needs to be treated. ...Read more
Depends: on how high it is and whether it is "monoclonal* or not. A value even up to 20-30% higher than predicted usually means nothing in the absence of disease. ...Read more
I have eppstein barr and have been getting worse for over two years. Can gamma globulin
helpgive me a boost? I need a miracle...
Don't know: I don't know because there can be considerable variability so we normally don't monitor immunoglobulins so closely. Especially IgG can vary by multiples in response to an infection but I'm sure there will be some variation in samples taken even just minutes apart. Perhaps if provided a specific context I could give a better answer ...Read more
My gamma globulin is 2.3 (normal ran 0.5 - 1.6). I feel fine and the rest of my labs are normal. Should I be concerned?
No: So long you are fine, you didn't mention why were the tests ordered in the first place, and what were the other labs? Gamma Globulins can be increased for several common reasons as acute or chronic infection, chronic inflammation, and others, yours isn't that high, your doctor may want to repeat later if needed, best wishes ...Read more
I got scratched by a stray cat in morocco 2 days ago. I washed the scratch with purel and got a hepatitis shot. Do i need a gamma globulin shot?
Antibody replacement: Combined antibody from a pool of healthy donors is given to patients who either do not make antibody for themselves or cannot make specific antibody against a pathogen. The product is also given in the context of several hyperinflamatory or autoimmune disorders because the pooled antibody either blocks the activity of rogue/autoimmune antibodies or downregulates overactive white blood cells. ...Read more