Treatment of GvHD

Treatment for graft versus host disease (GvHD) depends on a number of factors. These include what type of GvHD you have and where you have it. Understanding more about your treatment can be helpful when coping with this transplant complication.

Treatment for acute GvHD

Your doctor assesses your GvHD to decide what treatment you need. The treatment aims to manage your symptoms and treat the GvHD.

Treatment for chronic GvHD

Your treatment depends on how bad your chronic graft versus host disease (GvHD) is and which parts of your body are affected.

Drugs used for treating GvHD

Read about the different drugs used to treat graft versus host disease (GvHD) and how they work.

Last reviewed: 
18 Jun 2020
Next review due: 
17 Jun 2023
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