IVIG rituxan made me have PIDD

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   Posted 4/12/2010 6:10 AM (GMT -7)   
hi my name is becky and i have had lupus for 21 years.  i worked in pharmacy for 15 of those years and then the wolf became big and bad!!
i took rituxamab last year and now i have primary immuno defiency disease.  i will be getting my first infusion of IVIG tomorrow.  this should help the problem, but like anything else it comes with a $.  each infusion is $13.000 dollars.nono  UHC is thankfully paying for it.
god has beeb good to me ..he has helped me everyday! 
this is my first time on your forum..thank you for letting me join you!turn

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   Posted 4/12/2010 2:27 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi there! Sorry to hear about your PI diagnosis! Welcome to the Lupus Forum of HW! Its great to have you. Hope you stick around and let us get to know you! this is a wonderful online support group that seems to know the right things to say when you need to hear it! If you get a chance, come back when you feel up to it and tell me about your IVIG experience. That is somthing I am interested in. How it effects you and things like that!!! Look forward to hearing from you soon!
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