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High eosinophil count leading to infection?

High eosinophil count leading to infection?

Parasitemia?: High eosinophils do not "lead to" infection. 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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Eosinophil Count (Definition)

There are several different types of white blood cells. Eosinophils are the type that are often associated with allergies or allergic responses. The count is simply the percentage (or number per 100) of eosinophils seen ...Read more


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I have a low monocyte count and a high eosinophil count.What could be the reason?

I have a low monocyte count and a high eosinophil count.What could be the reason?

Allergy most likely: 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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How do I cure my allergy, suffering from allergic rhinitis for the last 10 yrs, with high eosinophil count constantly. I get bouts 2-3 times a week?

Long term affliction: The 3 primary approaches to allergy are: avoid -find out what & avoid, supress:use allergy med to reduce sx & retrain: use allergy shots to retrain your system not to react to offending agents. Allergy testing can give you an idea about your triggers & an allergist can advise you on allergy shots. Many otc allergy meds are available. If you smoke or have other irritant exposures they must also be. ...Read more

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Have deep unhealing ulcer w/high eosinophil count. Chronic back pain. Biospies are neg cancer?

Have deep unhealing ulcer w/high eosinophil count.  Chronic back pain.  Biospies are neg cancer?

Can't tell here: There are too many details regarding this to be able to give an opinion here. Needs further evaluation with your doc, or a second opinion. ...Read more

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I have a low platelet count of 40 alongwith high eosinophil count & high platelet volume, ocassionally i feel tired and palpitation too.Please suggest?

I have a low platelet count of 40 alongwith high eosinophil count & high platelet volume, ocassionally i feel tired and palpitation too.Please suggest?

Platelet problems: Low platelets (thrombocytopenia) are due to either decreased production or increased destruction of your platelets. A hematologist can assist you in finding the cause. This usually involves a bone marrow biopsy which is reviewed by a hematopathologist. A high eosinophil count can be seen with allergic conditions. See a board certified hematologist and start the workup. ...Read more

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Is high eosinophils count related to hiv?

Depends: Eoisinophil counts can increase due to some infections (parasites), allergies and allergic reactions, connective tissue disorders, and some neoplasms (cancers). Hiv typically does not cause an elevation in these cells. However, if someone has an opportunistic infection like some kinds of parasites, the eopsinophil count can increase. Cd4 t-cells are typically affected by HIV infection. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a high absolute eosinophil count?

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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Dont remember how high the eosinophil count exactly but do I have a blood count problem?

Dont remember how high the eosinophil count exactly but do I have a blood count problem?

Clarify question: If your eosinophil count is normal, then no. If your eosinophil count is abnormal, then maybe. Eosinophils are often elevated in allergic conditions. You need to clarify question. ...Read more

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Hi I just recently got a CBC done because of very bad migraines. The doctor said I have a high eosinophil and lymphocyte count. Please explain! Could ?

Hi I just recently got a CBC done because of very bad migraines. The doctor said I have a high eosinophil and lymphocyte count. Please explain! Could ?

Follow up: The question is how high and are there any abnormal cells. This will probably reveal nothing about the migraines,, but if way off, may point to significant illness elsewhere. ...Read more

Eosinophil (Definition)

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