IgG deficiency

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What is IgG deficiency?

immunoglobulin G (IgG) deficiency is a dysgammaglobulinemia immune disorder characterized by a reduction in IgG antibodies in the blood stream. IgG antibodies are involved in the body's secondary immune response system.

Common symptoms reported by people with IgG deficiency

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, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for IgG deficiency

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Gammaglobulin (IVIg))
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
76
Tried for
IgG deficiency (5)

Data from patients with IgG deficiency, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with IgG deficiency

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Gammaglobulin (IVIg))
Perceived effectiveness
for IgG deficiency (6 evaluations)
Side effects
nausea aches and pains; low grade fever 13 more
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
IgG deficiency (5)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with IgG deficiency, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has IgG deficiency on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 179 say IgG deficiency is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 9
20s 18
30s 31
40s 61
50s 73
60s 49
70+ 25
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 25
20-29 years 10
30-39 years 13
40-49 years 10
50-59 years 12
60-69 years 4
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 37
Female 235

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 119
Not Diagnosed 2

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