2nd Immunoglobulin treatment and results

My Intravenous immunoglobulin treatment went fine today, I am left feeling tired once again but not as bad as last time at the moment. The good news is my IGg level has dropped from 44.8 to 37. The bad news is my paraprotein ( myeloma burden ) is on the rise and since 2005 has …

Whoops Ebay

I accidentally brought two caravans (holiday trailers) on Ebay whoops! I am now using my interior design skills to renovate one of them to put it back on Ebay, I wont make a profit on it, I am doing it purely for a challenge. The other caravan is going to be going on a road …

My new treatment

I had my first infusion of Sandoglobulin IV on 12th March 2008. It is basically immunoglobulins (infection fighting cells) taken from about 20,000 blood donations, its taken from the plasma part of the blood, its heat treated to remove viruses and then feeze dried. At the Macmillan cancer unit it is then mixed with a …

More results and treatment

I went for my follow up today after being told by my Haematologist last week, that she was 80% sure my MGUS had turned to myeloma and that I may need to start chemo. My Haemo had a video conference with a big UK cancer specialist hospital, with several myeloma specialists in attendance. STILL they …

Results Day

Hi everyone, Today I got the results of my bloods and bone marrow biopsy. Lets just say the news was not good. My IGG is 4480 (44.8 UK) My bone marrow is 25% plasma cells and a small amount of myeloma cells have been seen in the marrow My Electrophoresis light chain M component is …