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Is there any definite treatment for Hyper IgE Syndrome? I mean one that is not only maintenance of symptoms but may lead to actual improvement?

Is there any definite treatment for Hyper IgE Syndrome? I mean one that is not only maintenance of symptoms but may lead to  actual improvement?

No not at this time: Hyper IgE syndrome is an inherited immunodeficiency disorder. The current treatments are supportive, prophylatic and treatment of infections as they occur. You can read more information on http://primaryimmune.org/about-primary-immunodeficiencies/specific-disease-types/hyper-ige-syndrome/ ...Read more

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My neurological symptoms have stumped the doctors.....?

My neurological symptoms have stumped the doctors.....?

YOU HAVE:: A proven skin punch biopsy diagnosis of small fiber neuropathy, and you possess one of the many causes of such an entity. Could be pre-diabetes, but with the ANA issues, might look further into collagen vascular categories. Other considerations, include Celiac disease, Sjogren's, HIV, paraproteinemias, B-12, etc. Would check anti-GM-1 with IgG, IgM, as you might have an autoimmune sensory neuropathy, and might respond to a course of IVIG. Can you visit a neuromuscular specialist? ...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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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

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I am 61 and my IgE is 2000, what can be done about it?

I am 61 and my IgE is 2000, what can be done about it?

High IgE: You don't mention what your symptoms are. Do you have eczema? Those level can be seen in eczema. You may also have high ige with allergies and asthma, did you seen an allergist? They can help you best with your symptoms. ...Read more

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What is normal range of IGE in KUA/L units?my is 17.5KUA/L

IgE: Normal level is 13.2 . +1 SD IS 41 & +2 SD is 127. Serum levels of IgE greater than the mean +1 standard deviation (SD) for age suggest the presence of allergic disease. Levels greater than the mean +2 SD strongly suggest the presence of allergic disease. Yours seem to be normal. ...Read more

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What's the normal IgE for an adults, what range should worry?

What's the normal IgE for an adults, what range should worry?

Depends: It depends on what the lab standards are for the ige test. Usually, a simple cut off is between 60-100. And elevated ige might mean nothing without symptoms. Same with a low level of ige. ...Read more

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Ige ref. range < or 114. mine are 566 h ku/l what's going on here, what does this mean?

Ige ref. range < or 114. mine are 566 h ku/l what's going on here, what does this mean?

Most Likely Allergy: IgE levels above the normal range are common amongst patients with allergies, asthma, and eczema. If you have these symptoms or diseases then this is nothing to worry about. If you don't have any of these problems, it could represent a parasitic infection and that is usually associated with an elevated eosinophil count on a routine blood count. ...Read more

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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