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Why does the skin react to ivig?

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Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: IVIg reactiions

There are many possible explanations for irritation at the site of ivig infusion in the skin.
Many experts feel that this may come from aggregation of immunoglobulin molecules that are capable of activating the blood proteins called "complement". Other times, skin reactions may occur as an allergic reaction to a component of the ivig.

In brief: IVIg reactiions

There are many possible explanations for irritation at the site of ivig infusion in the skin.
Many experts feel that this may come from aggregation of immunoglobulin molecules that are capable of activating the blood proteins called "complement". Other times, skin reactions may occur as an allergic reaction to a component of the ivig.
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: IVIG

It is an irritating purified product that can cause an irritant reaction that is very common in people receiving ivig or subcutaneous IG (scig).

In brief: IVIG

It is an irritating purified product that can cause an irritant reaction that is very common in people receiving ivig or subcutaneous IG (scig).
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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