People with CVID, a primary immunodeficiency disorder (PI), may experience long periods of improvement with treatment. Immunoglobulin replacement therapy restores the deficient antibody- producing cells in the body. This therapy may allow people to fight infection and live normally, with the exception of having regular treatment. Some people, however, do experience a shorter life.
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