Autoimmune Disorders Community
what is MGUS?
Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

what is MGUS?

Doc says i have MGUS(blood disorder-rare) similiar to Guillain-Barre syndrome but not that(there was no topic name for mgus) but it is kind of like it and rare and i want to know if anyone knows anything about this crazy disorder they said i have last month??
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
434278_tn?1324709825
I don't personally know anything about this, but I know firemanswife21 has posted about it.  You can find her site here:
http://www.medhelp.org/personal_pages/user/904511
Blank
848718_tn?1257142401
I was diagnosed with MGUS a couple years ago. I've seen two hematologist/oncologists and both say it's fairly innocuous but needs to be monitored at least annually. (I understand some docs like to run the tests quarterly.) My monoclonal antibody levels have been rising slowly, but are still far below the level that would get someone diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma.

I'm told the only significance is a higher likelihood of developing Multiple Myeloma as I age than someone without MGUS, but still fairly low. The vast majority of people with MGUS never develop MM.
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
what is a normal IGM level?
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Autoimmune Disorders Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Autoimmune Answerers
434278_tn?1324709825
Blank
karajo
Spearsville, LA
1530171_tn?1362547225
Blank
TheLightSeeker
London, ON
1756321_tn?1377771734
Blank
Red_Star
Queensland, Australia
8221281_tn?1397574572
Blank
Pantx
Denton, TX
1340994_tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
nutrinut_bob