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Dr. John Norvell
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Eosinophilic Disorders (Overview)

Eosinophilic disorder is a condition in which a person has a problem related to having large numbers of eosinophils, which are a type of white blood cell that normally is few in number. Eosinophils can increase to excessive numbers and cause symptoms, due to allergic reactions, intestinal parasites, immune system imbalances, bone marrow disorders, etc...


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Do people with eosinophilic disorders have problems with the rain?

Do people with eosinophilic disorders have problems with the rain?

Rain trigger: Please specify what symptoms occur with rain and resubmit your question. ...Read more

Dr. John Norvell
28 doctors shared insights

Eosinophilic Disorders (Overview)

Eosinophilic disorder is a condition in which a person has a problem related to having large numbers of eosinophils, which are a type of white blood cell that normally is few in number. Eosinophils can increase to excessive numbers and cause symptoms, due to allergic reactions, intestinal parasites, immune system imbalances, bone marrow disorders, etc...


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My 4 year old son suffers eosinophilic disorders. Where can I find info?

My 4 year old son suffers eosinophilic disorders. Where can I find info?

Wikipedia: This appears to be a relatively new disease and is increasingly common. Eosinophilic esophagitis and colitis are forms of bowel inflammation but the cause and treatment are still very conjectural. You may need to see a gastroenterolgist. ...Read more

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With eosinophilic disorders having problems, would one get bad pollen allergies?

With eosinophilic disorders having problems, would one get bad pollen allergies?

Eosinophils: Some allergic disorders are asociated with elevated eosinophils, but not all allergy problems. Eosinophils can also be elevated in diseases that are not allergic in origin. Please be more specific with your questions. ...Read more

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Do people with eosinophilic disorders have problems with the rain?

Rain trigger: Please specify what symptoms occur with rain and resubmit your question. ...Read more

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My 4 year old son suffers eosinophilic disorders. Where can I find info?

Wikipedia: This appears to be a relatively new disease and is increasingly common. Eosinophilic esophagitis and colitis are forms of bowel inflammation but the cause and treatment are still very conjectural. You may need to see a gastroenterolgist. ...Read more

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With eosinophilic disorders having problems, would one get bad pollen allergies?

Eosinophils: Some allergic disorders are asociated with elevated eosinophils, but not all allergy problems. Eosinophils can also be elevated in diseases that are not allergic in origin. Please be more specific with your questions. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is an eosinophilic disorder?

What sort of disorder is an eosinophilic disorder?

Too many itch cells: Eosinophils are just one type of white blood cell or immune cell. They are involved in allergic reactions, as well as protection from parasites. For various an often unclear reasons, some people get an imbalance of these cells and have irritation in their body related to the cells doing too much of their good thing. Asthma can involve overactive eos, as well as a type of esophagitis. ...Read more

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