Update on Husband

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Update on Husband

Postby Sandra » Wed Jul 28, 2004 7:51 pm

He was just approved to get the intravenous immune globulin and started it yesterday.

We don't know a lot about it and have been looking at different web sites but we are hoping that it works. I would love to hear from anyone saying that we tried this and it worked for them or someone they know. In Canada here they will do the IGI but not the plasm thingy unless you have someone who will donate a kidney to you. Just FYI

Talk to you all later.
Sandra from Canada :-D
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Hiya Sandra ;)

Postby Elaine » Thu Jul 29, 2004 2:39 pm

Hiya Sandra my daughter had IV immunoglobulins few yrs ago for about once a month for 15mnths to boost her immunity as she was VERY compromised at time gettin all sorts infections etc. Did 'seem' to work but think cost an issue so stopped as they sed the benefit was minimal ' time. But then again every1 different etc :?

For what reason are they hoping to use it for u husband??

Good luck 2 u both and hope it helps. Best wishes Elaine ;) uk :)
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Postby Hal » Thu Jul 29, 2004 10:08 pm

Good luck to you and your husband Sandra. Please tell us the reasoning behind the treatment.

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Additional information

Postby Sandra » Fri Jul 30, 2004 6:45 pm

They are doing the IGI to help lower his anitbodies. His Antibodies as of April 2004 were 96% and 100% therefore not unable to get a kidney transplant unless it was a prefect match. They will help lower it to at least 50%. I don't how is how this works but we are going to cross our fingers. :) Has anyone tried this to lower their antibodies?
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