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Did IVIG cured you? 5 months 5 days ago #72328

  • sohail009
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Hi,

Just like prednisone, IVIG also seems a patchwork or bandaid. I am wondering if anyone ever had any experience that after IVIG they are cured and no further treatment is required?

Thanks.

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Did IVIG cured you? 5 months 5 days ago #72329

  • MelA
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I had a hematologist who told me he had never had a patient go into remission using IVIg.    

Personally I wouldn't want to do IVIg all the time - it's a blood product and my ITP began very shortly after receiving a gamma globulin injection.  It is believed it was the injection that triggered my ITP.     Now if IVIg was the only thing that kept my platelets at a livable number then that would be a different story.  There was a delightful older woman here some years back and IVIg, a certain brand, was the only treatment that worked for her, never cured her though.  
"Instead of wasting your time worrying about symptoms, just get it checked out" -Nieca Goldberg, MD

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