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Immunodeficiency Disorder

Alternate Names : Immunosuppressive Disorder

Immunodeficiency Disorder | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the treatments for the condition?

Aggressive antibiotic treatment is needed to quell most infections. There may be no treatment for the underlying disorder, though.

What are the side effects of the treatments?

Antibiotics can cause allergic reactions and stomach upset. Other side effects depend on the antibiotic used.

What happens after treatment for the condition?

Most of these disorders are long-term problems. Repeated treatment for infection and monitoring are needed.

How is the condition monitored?

A person who has one of these disorders should see a healthcare provider at the first sign of a possible infection. Otherwise, the type of monitoring done depends on the disorder.

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Author: Adam Brochert, MD
Reviewer: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS
Date Reviewed: 09/20/01

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