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Side Effects Of Igg
I've got extra IgG in my blood and never get sick. Is this hereditary or luck of the draw. And are there and bad side effects of having extra igg?
Not to worry: This can be a normal variant or hereditary. ...Read more
Ebv nuc ant igg=157/early ag igg=12.7/ebv VCA igg=112/ebv VCA igm=10.6. What does this mean? I am having pain left side? Spleen?
Is feeling hungry soon after eating side effect of celiac? I have no any other side effect and I did a test my IGA is 1.8 normal value <10 ,IGG 24.5
No: You don't have celiac you have a high metabolism. Remember if your diet contains little or no fat, you will likely get hungry really quick. Be sure that your thyroid function is checked if you are not gaining weight while eating more than you expected. Have you been checked for diabetes also? ...Read more
SLE pt. Bouts of pleurisy and pericarditis. Dr says I am now low on IgG and IgA. IgM on lower side of norm. Low C3 for yrs. Norm for lupus?
Lupus: Low C3 is expected in lupus due to disease activity and consuming up complement proteins cascade, which C3 is one of these proteins, the low immunoglobulins can very well be secondary to the immuosuppressants you're on, please keep a close follow up with your doctor and possibly an immnologist input would help, up to your rheumatologist ...Read more
Major immunoglobulin: Igg is the main immunoglobulin, a protein that binds to invading or toxic materials, to prevent infection or damage. It's effect is very important in fighting many bacterial and viral infections. It's effects are usually beneficial but rarely, it can attack the body. Low levels or no igg can may one very prone to infection. Replacemt infusions for those lacking the antibody can be life saving. ...Read more
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
Hepatitis? IgG4?: May need more information, but will venture to say anti-virus IgG in cases of viral hepatitis signifies an immune response. Diagnostically, need to know about the specific test to comment (eg IgG to HBsAg?). Also, for non-viral hepatitis, the total serum IgG4 is measured as a screen for autoimmune hepatitis. ...Read more