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Let's Talk: Jamie Stewart

Jamie Stewart, who suffers from multiple illnesses and nearly lost his life, is learning to live in the moment, and is a volunteer and advocate for rare diseases.... more

Product Guide

Heading Off IG-Induced Headaches

Patients who infuse immune globulin (IG) may experience side effects. One of the most common is the post-infusion headache. For some, symptoms can last for hours or even days, and while any type of headache can hinder daily activities, migraine-level pain can be especially debilitating. Often, infusion providers may ask patients to rate their level of pain to best determine a treatment plan.... more

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Reader: Is There a Problem if IgG Levels Are Above the Normal Range After Treatment with IVIG?

Dr. Harville: When IVIG was introduced, its intended treatment was to replace the low IgG levels in patients with immune deficiencies. After treatment begins, patients’ IgG levels are checked periodically to ensure they are... more

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Cheryl Brooks
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Abbie Cornett
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Bob Geng, MD, MA
Assistant Professor, Division of Allergy & Immunology
University of California, San Diego

Erika Lawrence, PhD
Associate Professor Department of Psychology University of Iowa

Todd Levine, MD
Director, Department of Neurophysiology Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology University of Arizona

Fred Modell
Co-founder of the Jeffrey Modell Foundation

Marc Riedl, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology University of California, San Diego

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