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What is IgE serum?

What is IgE serum?

IgE: In serum measures the level of IgE circulating in the blood stream, it is the immunoglobulin that binds to the surface of certain cells, mast cells and basophills, and responsible for acute type I allergic reactions. IgE measures the amount of circulating IgE not the bound IgE, it is elevated in certain diseases ...Read more

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What does a high IgE level mean?

What does a high IgE level mean?

Allergy/asthma: Ige is an antibody that is commonly elevated in people with a tendency towards allergic disease. While there are other potential causes, the most common culprits are asthma, allergic rhinitis (hayfever), and eczema. ...Read more

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What could cause high IgE levels?

What could cause high IgE levels?

Genetics: The tendency to make more ige in response to foreign substances that enter the body (aka allergens) is inherited. Allergies and parastic infections are the common reasons why people develop high ige levels. There are some rare disorders associated with increased risk of infections associated with very high levels of ige. A board-certified allergist can help sort this out for you. ...Read more

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How accurate are IgG and IgE testing?

How accurate are IgG and IgE testing?

Very.: Generally pretty definitive. Testing for immunoglobulin is done by a highly sensitive and specific method. ...Read more

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If my IgE level is high what am I suffering?

If my IgE level is high what am I suffering?

Allergies: High ige levels are generally a marker for allergic potential. Therefore, the higher your ige, the more likely you are to have allergic diseases such as hayfever, asthma, or eczema. ...Read more

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Is IgE realted to PLC/PLEVA? And How to Cure it?

Is IgE realted to PLC/PLEVA? And How to Cure it?

Usually not: If you have very high igE it is possible that you have some underlying blood cell disease which should be identified and treated. Sometimes these cause skin changes masquerading as PLEVA. Otherwise there is no satisfactory treatment. Discuss with your DR. ...Read more

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Ige reference range and results, how to interpret?

Ige reference range and results, how to interpret?

See Below: Total IgE reference range varies with age and normals are established for individual reference labs as well. Typically in an adult a normal level is,less than 150, but it is not uncommon for patients with allergies to have levels in 500-600 range and patients with eczema can go to levels in the 1000-2000 range. Really high IgE, like 5000 and up can indicate immune system disease or parasite ...Read more

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IGE level is above 630 is this alarming situation?

No: People vary tremendously in IgE levels. There's still little knowing what it means. How does Junior feel? ...Read more