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Eosinophil (Overview)

Eosinophils are acid loving granulocytes that take upmthe dye eosin during staining procedures.Part of white blood cells.


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Would a high IG (.03 10*9/L) and high Eosinophils (.92 10*9/L) suggest any specific condition or disease?

Would a high IG (.03 10*9/L) and high Eosinophils (.92 10*9/L) suggest any specific condition or disease?

Yes but: The diagnosis of a disease depends on the symptoms and physical findings. Tests are mostly used to confirm the diagnosis or assess the disease activity. If you do have very high IgG and persistently elevated eos ( your are more compatible with allergic rhinitis and asthma) but are otherwise healthy, just monitoring would be sufficient. ...Read more

Eosinophil (Overview)

Eosinophils are acid loving granulocytes that take upmthe dye eosin during staining procedures.Part of white blood cells.


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What is Eosinophils ?

What is Eosinophils ?

Eosinophils: An eosinophil is a type of white blood cell. It's specifically responsible for responding to allergic and parasitic triggers. ...Read more

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Tip on how to control eosinophils?

Tip on how to control eosinophils?

Allergy: Lots of eos means allergy or asthma, usually. Control these and the eo count should decrease. It's most important to control the cause. ...Read more

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How do you test your eosinophils count?

CBC + differential: CBC will tell the white blood cell count. The differential tells the percentage of different cell types that make up the white blood cell count. Eosinophils are a type fcwhite blood cell. ...Read more

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Why are my eosinophils higher then normal?

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. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your eosinophils is low?

What does it mean when your eosinophils is low?

Usually nothing: A bit of stress will drive them down, or if it's a small-sample count, there just didn't happen to be one among the first hundred or few hundred counted. You can drive yourself crazy reading the differential diagnosis for numbers -- but this isn't your warning of incipient cushing's if you feel well. Most labs mean little in the absence of symptoms and signs. ...Read more

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What is the cause of low eosinophils? Mine was 0.0

That is: completely normal. Eosinophils(a type of white blood cell) may be elevated in conditions such as allergic reactions, parasitic infections, and dermatitis. So, the "cause" of 0.0 eosinophils is the absence of any sign of those disorders. ...Read more

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What does absolute eosinophils reading of 526 mean?

What does absolute eosinophils reading of 526 mean?

Probably nothing: While a very high absolute eosinophil count (usually >1000-1500) for several months can lead to problems, a count of 526 by itself is unlikely to be significant. It can be caused by allergies, asthma, certain infections, reactions to medications, etc. Talk with your doctor about other symptoms you are having. If the count stays very for high for a long time, see a hematologist or immunologist. ...Read more