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11/13/2017 Offices closing on Friday 11/24

All offices will be closed on Friday, 11/24/2017, the day after Thanksgiving. All offices will open for normal hours on Monday, 11/27/2017.


11/13/2017 Bel Air office closing early 11/22/2017

The Bel Air Office will be open from 8-4 on Wednesday, 11/22/2017 and will remain closed until the following Monday, 11/27/2017.


11/13/2017 Greenbelt Office Closed 11/22/2017

The Greenbelt office will be closed on Wednesday, 11/22/2017 and will reopen for normal hours on Monday, 11/27/2018.


11/13/2017 DC office Closing early 11/22/2017

Our DC/Foggy Bottom office will be closing at 2pm on 11/22/2017. We will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, 11/27/2017.


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What is Immunodeficiency Disorder?

Immunodeficiency disorder prevents the body from fighting infections and diseases normally. People with immunodeficiency disorders are more likely to catch viruses and bacterial infections. Immunodeficiency disorders can be congenital or acquired.

Types of Immunodeficiency Disorders

Primary (Congenital)
  • XLA
  • SCID disorders
  • Alymphocytosis
  • Secondary (Acquired)
  • AIDS
  • viral hepatitis
  • multiple myeloma
  • Symptoms

    The following are common symptoms of an immunodeficiency disorder.

  • frequent and recurrent sinus infections, ear infections, skin infections and pneumonia
  • blood infections
  • digestive problems (cramping, diarrhea, nausea)
  • autoimmune disorders
  • Diagnosis and Treatment

    Immunodeficiency disorders can be diagnosed with the following:

  • physical examination
  • medical history
  • blood tests (T cell count or white blood cell count)
  • antibody test
  • Treatment

    Treatment for immunodeficiency disorders usually includes antibiotics and antibody replacement. Consult your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.

    For more information on the diagnosis and treatment of immunodeficiency disorders or to schedule an appointment with an allergist or asthma specialist, call 1-800-778-9923 or visit the Allergy & Asthma Center location near you.

     
     

     

     



















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