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Our team is highly experienced in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of immunodeficiency disorders. If you or your child experience frequent, recurring, and/or severe infections, it’s time to get evaluated for immunodeficiency. Successful management of this disorder is incumbent on early diagnosis and early treatment.
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Immunodeficiency (also called primary immune disorder or primary immunodeficiency) is a condition where the immune system’s ability to fight off infection is compromised or completely absent. This leaves sufferers more susceptible than average to infection-causing germs.
There are primary and secondary immunodeficiency disorders. Primary disorders are genetic in nature, whereas secondary disorders are caused by outside sources, including:
A secondary immune deficiency disease is caused by an environmental factor, such as:
Symptoms will vary depending on the specific disorder, and can include:
In order to determine if you have primary or secondary immunodeficiency disorder, the doctor will perform a number of tests, including:
The treatment for an immunodeficiency disorder will vary depending on the condition. After the doctor has thoroughly evaluated you, a plan will be put into place to effectively treat and manage your symptoms. Such treatment may include:
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