Analysis of Jennie’s blood has shown that she has Polycythaemia Vera.
This is a disease of the blood of unknown cause, in which the number of red cells is abnormally high making the blood thicker.This could have accounted for the severe headaches she has suffered in the past and indeed tingling in her hands.
This they will treat when her immune system returns to normality with radiotherapy. The blood Doctor assures us that it was taken into account when the IVIG course was set up. This has now come to an end and we anxiously await the results and better news.