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10/17/2017 Bethesda Closure

Our Bethesda Office will be closed today 10/17/2017. We will reopen for our normal hours on Wednesday.

10/17/2017 Silver Spring Opening Late

Our Silver Spring office will be open this Friday, 10/20 at 10 am.

10/02/2017 Shady Grove/Rockville Opening Late on 10/6

Our Shady Grove/Rockville Office will be opening at 9 am on Friday, 10/6.

09/27/2017 Silver Spring Closing Friday 10/6

Silver Spring Office will be closed Friday, 10/6. We will reopen at 9 am on Monday 10/9.

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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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