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A 31-year-old male asked:

My 5 year daughter.rhinitis allergy ige level 1874?is thr any blood test to know what is causing allergy? can it be brought down by medicines?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Allergic: It simply means she carries a very elevated level of the allergic antibody and predisposes her to allergies and the allergic diathesis more than someone with a normal or lower level. No reason to give meds to lower the level, simply treat the symptoms if she has allergies, asthma, eczema, etc...
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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Allergy test: There are both blood and skin tests for allergies and if you have an allergist in your area they should help het.
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Nigeria
A 31-year-old male asked:

My 5 year daughter.Rhinitis allergy IgA level 1874?Is thr any blood test to know what is causing allergy? Can it be brought down by medicines?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Astrachan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
Do you mean igE?: Do you mean ige? Iga is not the immunoglobulin of allergy it has more to do with defense against pathogens on the surface of mucous membranes. If you are referring instead to ige then that value is extremely high and should be followed up with a consultation with a board-certified allergist. There are blood tests that can be used but better to have them ordered by someone who knows what they are doing.
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Last updated Jun 5, 2015

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