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My eosinophils count is 10%(reference value 2-8%) and monocytes 1%(ref value 2-4%) is this ok?

My eosinophils count is 10%(reference value 2-8%) and monocytes 1%(ref value 2-4%) is this ok?

How do you FEEL???: As a pathologist / lab medicine physician, i always remind others to look at the person, not the number. The absolute eosinophil count in the morning (the percentage times the total white count) is usually under 500, but this is meaningless unless there are symptoms or physical findings and i'll assume you're otherwise healthy. If i'm right, ignore it. ...Read more

Eosinophil (Definition)

Eosinophils are acid loving granulocytes that take upmthe dye eosin during staining procedures.Part ...Read more


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What would a high eosinophil count (21%, 1.41 10*3/uL) with a negative stool sample for parasites, indicate?

What would a high eosinophil count (21%, 1.41 10*3/uL) with a negative stool sample for parasites, indicate?

Not parasite: Whatever it is , it is not from parasites ( although we need 2 more stool samples to rule out a parasite issue. ) Look elsewhere and considering seeing an allergist. ...Read more

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A recent blood test showed my Eosinophil count was 0.0 10*9/L. Is this dangerously low - rest of FBC normal. Can this be caused by Flecainide/Warfarin?

This is normal: Eosinophils and Basophils are normally present on low numbers and count of zero for either of these cell types is not an abnormal result. ...Read more

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My eosinophils is 10%..what precautions to take?

My eosinophils is 10%..what precautions to take?

See below: The most common cause for eosinophilia is allergy and parasitic infection. Further testing is indicated in the following circumstances: Unexplained eosinophil count(EC) greater than 1500 eosinophils/uL on 2 separate occasions; Persistent EC>500/uL with signs or symptoms of illness;Patients with EC of 500-1500 and who traveled to area where parasites are common. Not in above catagories>just watch ...Read more

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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?

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

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% eosinophils 10 and % basophils 2, but absolute counts are normal. . Does this signify a problem since the absolute value is normal?

Possibly: Elevated eosinophil count can indicate an ongoing allergic problem like asthma or rhinitis that reqes treatment. Best to see your primary care or an allergist for evaluation. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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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

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What is the definition or description of: eosinophil?

Eosin or acid loving: Eosinophils are acid loving granulocytes that take upmthe dye eosin during staining procedures.Part of white blood cells. ...Read more

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My absolute eosinophils is 800. What should I do now?

Hard to say: While a very high absolute eosinophil count (usually above 1000-1500) for several months can lead to problems, a count of 800 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 for high for a long time, see a hematologist or immunologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have high absolute eosinophils count?

See a doctor.: There are a number of reasons why your eosinophil count may be elevated. It is best to discuss this with your physician so that additional test can be ordered as needed. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a child has elevated eosinophil levels?

What does it mean if a child has elevated eosinophil levels?

Allergies: It usually means that the child has allergies such as dust mite or pollen etc. It can also be an indicator of a parasite infection. If there is diarrhea better get him/her tested for parasites. Have you been out of the usa? Or do you have a lot of contact with dogs, cats etc? ...Read more

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I am facaing problem with eosinophils 9% is it reduce or not?

Maybe: 9% eosinophils is usually somewhat high but is not a problem by itself. High eosinophils can occur with allergy (nasal allergy, asthma, eczema) or a parasitic infection. The problem depends on what is going on with you more than the number on a test. ...Read more

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Whats that mean my son got 514 H on the absolute eosinophils test?

Parasites: Eosinophils can be elevated in certain medical conditions like esophagitis and parasite infections. He needs to see his doctor for evaluation for these conditions. ...Read more

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Is a consistent eosinophils count of 5% enough to negatively impact my health?

Hard to tell: An elevated eosinophil count can be normal but can also be a sign of disease. It is more the absolute number of the cells than the percent that matter more. So it would depend on your white blood cell count. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to have eosinophils which is higher than normal range?

What exactly does it mean to have eosinophils which is higher than normal range?

How high?: An eosinophil count slightly above normal may be due to allergies, asthma, reactions to medications, certain infections, etc. A very high count (>1000 or so) for several weeks to months could be a sign of disorder of the immune system or bone marrow, or certain parasitic infections. Talk with your doctor about your symptoms, and see a hematologist or immunologist if your counts are very high. ...Read more

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Eosinophils is 11.5 RDW is 56 what could be the cause?

Need more info: Why were these tests done? Do you have any symptoms? RDW of 56 does not appear to be a valid result. You should discuss this with the doctor who ordered the tests.
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Neutrophils 37.2%, eosinophils 10%--is this normal?

Neutro Low/Eos High.: Neutrophils are normally 45-74% in a count of wbc's while eosinophils are normally 0-7%. You might have a high count from an allergic reaction to something or it might be that some neutrophils might have been mistaken for eosinophils. Either way, this does not seem abnormal enough to indicate an underlying disorder. A repeat count would be advised. See your doctor. ...Read more