Treatment of X-linked agammaglobulinemia should start as soon as possible to reduce the risk of sepsis and other complications.
Immunoglobulin G: Injections of Ig-G periodically may help to boost the immune system temporarily.
Infection management: Giving medications according to the infection that took place as soon as they occur.
Medication: Antibiotic treatment may be required to help treat the infections that are occurring and as prophylaxis (prevention). Stem cell transplant is a growing area of medicine. It is not yet fully used in medical practice but it has a great future and may help to curb this disease.
If someone in your family has a case of X-linked agammaglobulinaemia, you must go for genetic counselling before having a baby in order to prevent the disease in the child.
7 Risks and Complications
There are several risks and complications associated with X-linked agammaglobulinemia.
The main risk factor in this case is having a family member with this disorder.
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