IgM deficiency

We’re all in this for good.

By sharing your stories and data, you will:
  • help each other live better and uncover the best ways to manage your health today
  • help researchers shorten the path to new treatments tomorrow

How much good can your data do? A whole lot, as co-founder Jamie Heywood explains in this video.

What is IgM deficiency?

Immunoglobulin M (IgM) deficiency is a rare disorder characterized by low levels of IgM in the blood. Individuals with this deficiency often experience recurrent viral and bacterial infections.

Common symptoms reported by people with IgM 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.
Last updated:

Treatments taken by people for IgM deficiency

Let’s build this page together! When you share what it’s like to have IgM deficiency through your profile, those stories and data appear here too.

Got a question about living with IgM deficiency? Members in the forum might have the answers.

Compare treatments taken by people with IgM deficiency

Let’s build this page together! When you share what it’s like to have IgM deficiency through your profile, those stories and data appear here too.

Got a question about living with IgM deficiency? Members in the forum might have the answers.

Who has IgM deficiency on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 2 new patients joined this month
  • 18 say IgM deficiency is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 1
30s 4
40s 9
50s 6
60s 11
70+ 5
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 4
Female 34

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 11
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from IgM deficiency patients who have completed their condition history
Last updated: