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Jan 13, 2002
Beth Anderson
PAGER Director and original GERD Nerd
Mother of Chris (1988) and Katie (1990)
Author of The Reflux Book
Member of PAGER since 1992
Donor since 1992
Frequent infections
In PAGER, we try to discuss mostly GERD but there are other diseases that have some of the same sypmtoms. Occasionally we tell you a little about these diseases for the use of the parents who believe there is something more going on with their children. This information is a condensed version of the 10 warning signs of Primary Immune Deficiency on the Jeffrey Modell Foundation web site. 8+ new ear infections in 1 yr 2+ serious sinus infections in 1 yr 2+ months on antibiotics with little effect 2+ pneumonias in yr Poor weight gain Recurrent deep infections Persistant thrush or yeast after age 1 Need for IV antibiotics 2+ serious infections (sepsis, cellulitis, etc) Family history of immune deficiency If you want to learn more, fo to their web site. at
Check with your
doctor first!