What is Primary Immunodeficiency?
Your immune system keeps you healthy by fighting off germs. But people living with primary immunodeficiency disease (PIDD, sometimes known as just PI) have an immune system that is not working properly, beginning at birth. For people living with PI, infections may not go away or can come back often, even with the use of antibiotics. Infections may be common, severe, long-lasting, or hard to cure, but once correctly diagnosed and treated, people with PI can live full and active lives.
Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID), one of more than 300 primary immunodeficiency diseases, doesn’t stop Baylee from excelling on the golf course and soccer field. Watch to learn more about Baylee’s long journey to diagnosis and promising future.