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What can ido if bloodwork shows marked polyclonal hypergammaglobulinemia?? I don't have apt with liver specialist until june...
Best thing to do is-: Nothing until you have a diagnosis. Polyclonal hypergammaglobulinemia is non specific and simply indicates the immune system is activated. This is normal with many infectious and inflammatory diseases. It does not need to be treated per se and bears little relationship to the severity of the underlying disease. It will resolve when the underlying disease resolves. ...Read more
Mild hypergammaglobulinemia polyclonal. What causes it and elevated igg. All other proteins are normal.
See details: These results have no clinical significance. Why was the test ordered in the first place? ...Read more
Recent bloodwork for IG. My IgG is elevated to1950 on 1650 scale, total protein normal range. Mild hypergammaglobulinemia polyclonal?
Stop worrying: You may be getting over a mild infection. Polyclonal elevations of IgG are common and never worth worrying about. If you have some other illness, this is a tip in diagnosing and following you. Otherwise, relax and keep an eye on how you actually feel. ...Read more
Mono or Polyclonal: High levels of immunoglobulins (hypergammaglobulinemia) can be monoclonal (specific) - due to malignant proliferation of plasma cells or lymphocytes as in myeloma or waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia. Polyclonal (many types) hypergammaglobulinemia is a benign condition due to infection, inflammation causing non-specific gamma globulin production such as in hepatitis, immune and allergic disorders. ...Read more
Can you tell me about immunity and I am having a difficult time with finding information on hypergammaglobulinemia. So my question is what is it?
RA factor, ANA positive with polyarthritis ACCP negative and polyclonal hypergammaglobulinaemia. What's the diagnosis?
Auto immune disorder: The information you provided is not sufficient to provide a specific diagnosis. It suggest an auto-immune inflammatory disorder. All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more
B-cells: The ways in which HIV and hiv-infected immune cells cause overgrowth of uninfected b-cells, making them divide (polyclonal) and overfunction (polyclonal gammopathy, b-cell quasi-lymphomas) are coming to be known and are hugely complex. Best recent review http://www. Nature. Com/nri/journal/v9/n4/execsumm/nri2524.Html. ...Read more
Great: Polyclonal is good it means yo are eating very well -protein should however check your cholesterol. ...Read more
Antibody clonality: Each antibody molecule recognizes a specific target. A collection of identical antibodies that all recognize the exact same target is monoclonal. A collection of antibodies that each recognize different targets is polyclonal. For example, if you have a polyclonal antibody against bacteria, all the antibodies attach to the bacteria but at different locations on it. ...Read more
Can a m spike be polyclonal can plasma cells be increased more than ten percent in an infection also?
A polyclonal: Increase is not an m spike. More than 10% plasma cells unlikely related toinfection ...Read more
I have for 3 years high rcp and esr and polyclonal gammopathy. Why? Should I investigate with my family Dr?
Causes if a polyclonal gammopayhy with elevated kappa and lambda free light chains? Seems to be of the IGG type slightly elevated count.
It can be caused by numerous inflammatory, infectious, and malignant causes, for example; TB, Rheumatoid arthritis, cirrhosis of the liver, lymphoma, and MS. A more extensive list, click on Table 3 link inside article below.
http://www. Aafp. Org/afp/2005/0101/p105.html
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC356447/
Mild elevation could simply be a mild cold with a rhinovirus. No worries. ...Read more
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