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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
Lowish: It's not going to make you sick, though. The strong medications you're taking may account for the value being down a bit. We all have much more igg than we need, and you do yourself a disservice by worrying overmuch about lab values -- "reference ranges" are simply where most people fall, not "ideal ranges for optimal health." this value may well be right for you. Best wishes. ...Read more
Hopefully 7mg/L: It also depends on the ratio of kappa to lamda light chains and the presence of polyclonal or monoclonal gammopathy.That is a large amount, while 7mg/l would be normal. Please double check the measurement for grams or milligrams. If abnormal, it can mean a plasma cell dyscrasia like multiple myeloma, amyloidosis, or Waldenstrom's anemia. Please follow up with the doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more
4 subclasses: There are 5 types of immunoglobulins: iga, igg, ige, igm and igd. There are 4 types of igg simply called igg1, igg2, igg3, and igg4. You can have a normal total igg level but deficiencies in one or more subclasses. ...Read more
Herpes: No; Cell culture or PCR test may give a false-negative result if the sores have begun healing or if you are recently infected. It takes several weeks for HSV antibodies to show up in the blood. PCR and cell culture tests show that you have been exposed to the virus at some point. Your doctor may choose to do both or neither based on the physical examination. ...Read more
I wanna ask my IgG result is gladly positive, but the number is 64 iu/ml. Is it okay? Thank you
???: Please restate your question. This is stated in a very confusing manner. ...Read more
What could it mean to have high absolute cd19+ b cells (627 cells/ul) but have low levels of total IgG and IgG subclasses?
See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer