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Doctor insights on: Mmr And Gamma Globulin

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Dr. Robert Dracker
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Immune Globulin (Definition)

The immune globulins are a class of blood proteins elaborated by the immune system to fight infection, and then remember the antigens of the infecting agent to use for ...Read more


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What do you recommend if I have elevated gamma globulin levels following obstruction?

What do you recommend if I have elevated gamma globulin levels following obstruction?

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

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What does a elevated igg and gamma globulin mean? Years ago I had an elevated epv igg also.

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

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What are gamma globulin injections?

What are gamma globulin injections?

Gamma globulin: Igg, gamma globulin is a protein for some one elses immunity to a disease. It is passive, and usually gone in 3-6 months. It can protect you from the said disease for a short period of time. ...Read more

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I have eppstein barr and have been getting worse for over two years. Can gamma globulin helpgive me a boost? I need a miracle...

I have eppstein barr and have been getting worse for over two years.  Can gamma globulin 
helpgive me a boost?   I need a miracle...

Need expert : This issue is not easily dealt in a 400 character response. You may wish to consult this site for more information and see if you can consult an infectious disease expert at a medical school. http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/ebv.htm. ...Read more

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What does it mean by gamma globulin 2.2? means early cancer?

What does it mean by gamma globulin 2.2? means early cancer?

Gamma globulin has: No relation to cancer. A "gamma spike" may implicate over production of an abnormal protein in bone/marrow "cancer" called myeloma. ...Read more

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What is the day to day variability of gamma globulin levels?

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

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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?

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

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What is immune gamma globulin treatment?

What is immune gamma globulin treatment?

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

Dr. Brandon Greene
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Mmr (Definition)

It is a comination vaccine to prevent three diseases ...Read more