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I have a white blood cell disorder called ALPHA 1-ANTYTRIPSIN deficiency.
In this disorder the white blood cell do not multiply, and every week for the past 7 yrs I have been going to the oncology center for a ZAMEIRA infusion, its the cells that fight infections and keep up your immune system. The disease is inherited. Out of 5 kids my little sister and I were lucky enough to live. With steroids and all kinds of medicines it’s treatable but there is no permanent cure. When we catch colds it’s really serious. My little sister caught cold in 2010 and it turned into pneumonia. Within 3 to 4 days she passed away. Previously I wasn’t afraid of death but now I am afraid of dying. It can be because of what happen to my little sister. The reason I wrote this was because I chew lot of ice and I get lot of headaches could it be from chewing ice?