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polyclonal gammopathy, what does this mean?

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  • Posted By: llynn1231
  • February 18, 2009
  • 00:57 AM

My doctor says I have a polyclonal gammopathy and I am not sure what this means. Is this something serious? I went to the doctor because I have had chronic diarrhea and lower back pain for over 1 year. It has been months of test after test and I am more confused now than ever. It would be great if anyone could shed some light on this for me.

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  • Try thishttp://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/polyclonal+gammopathy
    Felsen 510 Replies
    • February 18, 2009
    • 07:24 PM
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  • I have just been diagnosed with Polyclonal Gammapathy also and I'm not sure what it means. I have no other symptoms but was told that MGUS has been ruled out. I have to go back to haematology in 8 weeks for check up. I'm confused, my diagnosis was an accidental finding.
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    • February 19, 2010
    • 09:45 AM
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  • My doctor says I have a polyclonal gammopathy and I am not sure what this means. Is this something serious? I went to the doctor because I have had chronic diarrhea and lower back pain for over 1 year. It has been months of test after test and I am more confused now than ever. It would be great if anyone could shed some light on this for me.If you read this and have found out ANYTHING more about this, please let me know, hubby was just diaganosed with polyclonal gammopathy and I do nt know what they can do. Has the doctors done anything to help you? wanbain123@aol.com
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