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What happens after primary immunodeficiency (PID) diagnosis?

Once primary immunodeficiency (PID) has been diagnosed, doctors will decide on a treatment. There are different types of treatment, but they all work by helping the immune system deal with germs. People with PID may have blood tests every three months to check how their treatment and immune system are doing.

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