Intravenous immunoglobulin

What is Intravenous immunoglobulin?

Intravenous Immunoglobulins are antibodies, which are either animal source or synthesized.They act by preventing the antigen,bacteria,viruses by attaching to them and preventing them from acting against the other tissues of the body.They are used in treatment of Rabies, Tetanus, ITP, Hepatitis, GB syndrome etc.,

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My uncle developed Myasthenial Crisis and was treated with IVIg for 5 days and now he is stabilising. We get to understand that the effect of IVIg...

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Mysthenia gravis is thought to be auto immune diseses.It not curable condition
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hi , its about my father who was affected by GB syndrome. he was undergone ivig treatment for five days but still at the end of fifth day he needed...

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read your prob, this is diease of peripharal nerve ,in this diease demylination of nerve occure. in most of cases recovery start...

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Hi Dr Kirthhi; I am patient of MG since around 8 years. Suffered with MG crises around 2 years back. After IVIG and steroid theropy recovered back....

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Since you are an MG patient,chances of getting dental problems are very high.
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