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... e and they clean the blood and test it for viruses, germs and so forth, then they give it to people who have immune mediated diseases, it is used for Small Fiber Neuropathy but its considered off label and so the insurance tries to find ways for not paying for it, but I think through appeals, help of doctors you can get it. ... (12 replies)
... I also have been doing IVIg once a month for almost a year. I started this because my bloodwork showed I was low in some of the immunoglobulin subclasses and I thought it might help my SFN. Even though my immunoglobulin levels are now normal, it hasn't helped the progression of numbness. ... (3 replies)
... Without being of any comfort to the diabetic neuropathy sufferers, if they can control their sugar levels, there are great chances at least of controlling progression of the disease. ... (34 replies)

... Thanks for the Info dahlek Iím glad IVIG seems to work for you, but, it doesn't look like I will be getting IVIG anytime soon. As my post on 9/4 says, my 2nd neurologist as well as the Barnes Docs said they don't feel it would work for me. What it comes down to is the difference between demyelinating and axonal loss to my sensory nerves. The first neurologist concluded... (12 replies)
... IVIG=Intravenous Immuno Globlulin. It's a filtered blood product. It is extracted portions of anitbodies that can boost a malfunctioning immune system. I've been on it for over 2 years and it has helped me immensely. I've had some type of PN/CIDP for over 3 years. Infusions start out slowly to check for your tolerance to the med. and to infusions in general. WEB up IVIGand... (12 replies)
... Jewish Hospital who are regarded as one of the top neuropathy clinics, if not the top, in the country. They agreed with the second Dr. ... (12 replies)
... But, we went to the neuro a week ago, and he stated the new thinking of people with unknown etiology of small fiber peripheral neuropathy will develop diabetes in 5 to 7 yrs....I don't believe this one bit.... ... (12 replies)
... ruffneck/6foot3, I can't imagine having GBS. Good luck to you there. You both are definitely right about diet. I think all the garbage we have been putting in our systems, not to mention environment, cause most of the diseases we see today. I talked to my wife about any more diet changes I can make after the last time we etalked. I have been watching my diet for the... (12 replies)
... will check for about 8 different parameters but the one that shows inflammatory neuropathy is a high ''protein count''. ... (12 replies)
... for the immunoglobulin each time. ... (12 replies)
... My only experience with IVIg is from reading about it. It is supposed to be a tremendous immune booster. Have you started it yet? Are you feeling any better from it? I am anxous for an update :) I hope you are doing well, in health....... Randi (6 replies)
... I just went to my Dr today and he has orederd 14 weeks of Intravenous Immunoglobulin for my peripheral neuropathy due to lupus....I will have it 2 days per week. ... (6 replies)
... I have just started IVIg infusions for my small fiber neuropathy. This is because I have a low Immunoglobulin G (IgG) count. While I know IVIg is more commonly used for CIDP, a demyelinating type of neuropathy, evidentally there have been cases where SFN has responded to IVIg infusions. Have any other SFN sufferers out there ever been treated with IVIg or ever had there IgG... (3 replies)
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Aug 17, 2010
... be really effective in many neuropathic cases, specially those related to an autoimmune process. As Alpha Lipoic Acid has proven to be of great help in diabetic neuropathy cases. ... (19 replies)
... A bunch of test showed just a little low Immunoglobulin A count, but no doctor seemed to be worried about this. ... (0 replies)
... Golfer7, Can you tell me if you were ever successful in finding treatment? My wife is in the exact position you were in when you posted your messsage in 2006. I wanted to see if you found any treatment helpful. How are you doing today? (12 replies)
... Hi again. I found this information on wikipedia, My concern is that if one experiences chronic effects rather than an accute onset (with the knowledge that a toxin was involved) could this really be affective. I have an appointment with my neurologist on June 6 and I will ask him if this might be beneficial at this point. I feel like he would have already mentioned it if he... (16 replies)
... ed at first because its an immune calmer. So now what to do..If this is the diagnosis then treatments at the hospital about 4 times a month of IVIG treatments of Immunoglobulin is how they treat this. ... (24 replies)
... The word inflammatory-it is so amazing that more research isn't done into what role inflammatory foods and meds exacaberate this condition (12 replies)
... as i fight my neuropathy all natural by diet and supplements. ... (4 replies)


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