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When your child started on long term antibiotics or IVIG treatment, did your child have more troubles with viruses or infections in the beginning? I'm wondering when a virus or infection that is laying dormant in the body and the body starts responding to the IVIG or long term antibiotics if the body (cells open up) will start releasing these virus or infections. Is this possible? This may sound strange but I am wondering if this is what's happening to my son. He has had past testing that indicated strep antibodies and other viruses were present. His Anti-DNase B was 390and range is 0-170.
My son had trouble with constipation afterwards.Sorry if this is too much information but I need some information about how to prevent this from happening again. If it's at all possible. My son normally drinks fluids throughout the day because of his low blood pressure problems. So I thought he would be getting enough fluids in. Is there a rule about how much extra fluids need to be taken in according to body weight? Also how many days before infusion should I start pushing more fluids? Besides water is there any other fluids that I should be pushing or is water the best thing to do? I want t
Before having IVIG, is it necessary that your child have all of their vaccinations? I know my son has not had his Hep B yet. I am going to take his shot card into the health department to find out if he is missing anymore. However, I would like to know what your doctors are recommending about vaccinations. I asked our last immunologist and he said to hold off on them but did not explain why. I know this can be a very controversial topic but I really need some advice if you feel comfortable sharing.Or you can PM if you like. If you have some research to pass along, I will gladly read it. I just