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I HAD BLOOD WORK DONE IgG (Subclasses(1-4) Immunoglobulin G,qn.Serum.

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I HAD BLOOD WORK DONE IgG (Subclasses(1-4) Immunoglobulin G,qn.Serum. sublclass 1 was 812, subclass 1 was low it should be at least 422, subclass 2, was normal, subclass 3 should of been 41 it was low it was 17, subclass 4 was normal. could the low ones be that i might have hiv?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Caring doc replied 6 years ago.

Caring doc :

Hi.Welcome to just answer.

Caring doc :

Thanks for asking the question.

Caring doc :

The decreased levels of subclasses of immunoglobulins are associated with several primary and secondary immunodeficiency syndromes

Caring doc :

the levels of these immunoglobulins can be decreased in the stage 3 and 4 of HIV but is associated with increased levels of type 3 and 1 immunoglobulins

JACUSTOMER-6l2n8qj8- :

what does the low ones mean? stage 3 and 4 of hiv would have to be increases. does low counts of subclass i of 362 and 3 mean i might have it.

Caring doc :

It is less likely as i have told you that in HIV infection there is usually a decreased level of type 2 and 4 and increased levels of 1 and 3.So it is not related to hiv probably.Other primary immunodeficiencies might also needed to be ruled out.so you need to see a hematologist for this.

JACUSTOMER-6l2n8qj8- :

thank you for the information. much appreciate it.

Caring doc :

Wish you health and good luck

JACUSTOMER-6l2n8qj8- :

thank you

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