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What does it mean if you have a high absolute eosinophil count?

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Hematology and Oncology 20 years experience
Allergy vs. other...: Eosinophils may be elevated due to allergic conditions, or (more common outside of the us) due to parasites. Eosinophils associated with cancer or bone marrow issues is less common, but possible.

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A 50-year-old member asked:

What does a low eosinophil count mean?

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Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Typically: nothing. It is a normal finding. Cells are sensitive to corticosteroids, so could also mean recent prednisone treatment.
A 42-year-old member asked:

What to do if I have high absolute eosinophils count?

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Dr. Gregory Cowan
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 13 years experience
See a doctor.: There are a number of reasons why your eosinophil count may be elevated. It is best to discuss this with your physician so that additional test can be ordered as needed.

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