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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

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Can you do anything to lower IgE levels? Is there any medication out there for this?

Yes but why?: Unless you have an illness which demands the treatment, there is no reason to lower the ige level since the options are not devoid of major side effects. ...Read more

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Are you saying an IgE of zero means imunodeficiency? Are there any additional testing recommendations.

Are you saying an IgE of zero means imunodeficiency?  Are there any additional testing recommendations.

No allergy: Ige is an antibody that fights parasitic infections and reacts to allergens, it does not provide immunity from bacteria or viruses. We call it an immunodeficiency only if iga, m or g are below certain standard values. ...Read more

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I was told I have a total IgE level of 1, 795. Is this significant? Is it higher than normal? What health risks are associated with it?

I was told I have a total IgE level of 1, 795. Is this significant? Is it higher than normal? What health risks are associated with it?

IgE: The ige level you mention is total allergic antibody level circulating in your body. It is quite high. Depending on normal values of each lab, a normal one is usually less than 200. High ige associate with several allergic conditions. The most common ones are allergic rhinoconjunctivitis or hay fever, asthma, eczema.... Certain infections can drive a high level of ige like that too. ...Read more

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Hi i have ige reading of 3,850 is it genetic?

Hi i have ige reading of 3,850 is it genetic?

Can Be...: Elevated total serum IgE is seen in mainly allergic diseases like allergic rhinitis and eczema. It is also seen in some primary immunodeficiencies, parasitic and viral infections, certain inflammatory diseases, and some malignancies. Atopic conditions like allergic rhinitis and eczema definitely have a genetic component to them. ...Read more

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Can I lower my ige?

Can I lower my ige?

Yes: Treatment of atopic disease, such as atopic dermatitis or asthma, can result in lowered IgE. The B-cells that make IgE depend on certain signals in the body to live and produce antibody. Time, changes in environmental/food/drug exposure, medicating specific diseases can all result in decreases in both total and specific IgE levels ...Read more

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Is 2.26 ige too high?

It is high: But why depends on your general health it depends on what your diagnosis is as to why it may be all elevated . You' need an. Evaluation possibly by an allergist ...Read more

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What does low IgE means ?

What does low IgE means ?

Reduced allergy: If the ige is low it makes an allergic diathesis less likely but not zero. Additionally, the ige level could be reduced by taking prednisone/cortisone. ...Read more

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What is the normal range for IgE in an adult?

Very low: Ige is the immunoglobulin (ig) present in the lowest concentration in normal serum. At levels of 0 to 0.002 mg/ml, it represents only about 1/100th of 1 percent of the amount of igg. ...Read more

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Can IgE automatically gets lowered after 3-4 months?

Can IgE automatically gets lowered after 3-4 months?

Perhaps: If you are referring to total IgE, the answer is that it may fluctuate somewhat and tends to rise a little when exposed to a seasonal allergen and decline somewhat after the season. On the other hand, if the variation is less than 10% , it is likely not meaningful. ...Read more