Reply To: New here. Recently diagnosed with CIDP; getting IVIG.

August 13, 2013 at 9:39 pm

Hi Tingle:
I too have been itching very badly lately and have about a 3 inch round rash on the the top of my left drop foot. BI am 60 yrs old – been diagnosed for about 18 months with CIDP – so far the major weakness is in the legs, stamina, mobility. I have gotten 8 rounds of 5 days each of IVIG and so far no great improvement – still very tired from walking, going up stairs, doing almost anything. This is the first time I have the itching and its been about 5 weeks since my last round of IVIG.
Anyone else out there having itching or rashes suddenly under CIDP with IVIG?

To GH about your May 20, 2013 post – Like you IVIG has not been the cure-all. Just wondering how the plasma exchange works and how you specifically improved from it. My neurologist is going to PE if a stronger dose of IVIG does not help soon.

Thanks for your reply.

Love this forum.