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What is Hypogammaglobulinemia?

Hypogammaglobulinemia is an immune disorder characterized by a reduction in all types of gamma globulins, including antibodies that help fight infection. It may be congenital (present at birth), related to medication; it may be due to a kidney or gastrointestinal condition, cancer or severe burns.

What is it like to have Hypogammaglobulinemia?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat Hypogammaglobulinemia and its symptoms?

These charts show data from Hypogammaglobulinemia patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Hypogammaglobulinemia on PatientsLikeMe?

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 16
20s 12
30s 19
40s 45
50s 60
60s 32
70+ 9


Distribution of females vs. males

82% Females
18% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 31
20-29 years 10
30-39 years 12
40-49 years 18
50-59 years 11
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 112
Not Diagnosed 3

These charts show data from Hypogammaglobulinemia patients who have completed their condition history
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