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Tests For Hypergammaglobulinemia
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Hypergammaglobulinem: This may reflect a chronic infection or overproduction of gammaglobulin which may have no immune function and may be harmful. You need to consult an allergist/immunologist if the level is consistently higher than the upper limit (perhaps by 20%). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Recent bloodwork for IG. my IgG is elevated to1950 on 1650 scale, total protein normal range. mild hypergammaglobulinemia polyclonal?
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Group A strep: It's not quite clear what you mean without the context behind the testing. But it very well could represent group A streptococcal testing. This is common test done when someone has a sore throat to make sure he/she doesn't need antibiotics. Really on group A strep pharyngitis(sore throats) need antibiotic therapy most others resolve on their own without issue. Best of luck ...Read more
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