If you are experiencing recurring infections, it could be the result of primary immunodeficiency disease (PIDD). When part of the immune system is either absent or not functioning properly, due to hereditary or genetic reasons, it is called PIDD. If the immune system is damaged due to other factors (chemotherapy, HIV, malnutrition, etc.), the condition is called secondary immunodeficiency disease. Important signs and symptoms that may indicate a PIDD include:
If you or a loved one is experiencing symptoms of PIDD, make an appointment with one of our immunology specialists.