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Doctor insights on: Levels Of Ig E In Blood Test Results

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My IgE level is 2363.0 iu/ml . i have pollen allergy but this blood test result is causing much tension kindly guide me .

My IgE level is 2363.0  iu/ml . i have pollen allergy but this blood test result is causing much tension kindly guide me .

Why??: is this test result causing you "tension"..It just shows your allergic potential in your lungs, skin, and mucous membranes and is an objective finding to measure the possible severity of your allergy..(It can also measure the effectiveness of treatment...especially the new forms of allergy medications ("biologicals") Hope this helps and NOT TO WORRY! ...Read more

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My IgE level is 2363.0 iu/ml .i have pollen allergy but this blood test result is causing much tension as normal ranges between 1 to 100 kindly guide?

My IgE level is 2363.0  iu/ml .i have pollen allergy but this blood test result is causing much tension as normal ranges between 1 to 100 kindly guide?

Talk to doctor: If you are healthy otherwise, it is entirely possible that the elevated IgE is from your pollen allergies. Do note that people with eczema can have IgE level in the tens of thousands IU when the skin problem flares up and in the range you described even when the condition is quiescent. Note that there are indeed other medical conditions associated with elevated IgE level. ...Read more

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4 year old son has IgE blood test level of 192, anything to be concerned?

4 year old son has IgE blood test level of 192, anything to be concerned?

Allergic Diathesis: Elevated IgE levels in general, suggests an overall allergic tendency in the body. It is a non specific indicator. YOu should further consider Immunocap(Trade name) testing--blood if allergic symptoms exist in your child, esp. the respiratory kind. If you have travelled out of the country, sometimes parasitic infections in the gut can give such results too. Theses are just general guidelines. ...Read more

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5.5 year son had blood test IGE & results are above 600, is it normal or is there anything to worry.

5.5 year son had blood test IGE & results are above 600, is it normal or is there anything to worry.

High: High serum IgE levels generally suggest problems with allergy. It usually guides decision making in treatment of allergic disorders. There is nothing to worry about however a follow-up with the physician requesting the test is prudent to allow your care provider to complete the assessment and provide proper management. Take care. ...Read more

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I have got a question about a patient who have been suffer from hives and have 360 iu/ml level of IgE in the blood test .What should we do about this ?

I have got a question about a patient who have been suffer from hives and have 360 iu/ml level of IgE in the blood test .What should we do about this ?

See allergist: Chronic hives are rarely caused by exposure o airborne or food allergens and thus the high ige may be related to some other allergic conditions. First thing to do is to increase your fexofenadine dose to 3 to 4 doses a day to see it this helps. If not , see an allergist since there are many other options to control hives nowadays. ...Read more

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My 2 years baby had IgE serum blood test for skin problem its proteins IgE serum level is 91 4 how i conclude allergic sub?

My 2 years baby had IgE serum blood test for skin problem its proteins IgE serum level is 91 4 how i conclude allergic sub?

Specific testing: While an ige of 914 is extremely high, it does not give specific information as to what substances the baby may be allergic to. If the skin problem is eczema, then one would want to know what specific foods the baby is allergic to. Once that info is obtained the food or foods can be eliminated from the diet to see if the skin rash clears up. Once the skin is better the foods can be added back. ...Read more

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I recently had a Ige Blood Test for food allergies. The results can back at tomatoes: moderate Wheat: Low and Soy: Low. What does this mean?

I recently had a Ige Blood Test for food allergies. The results can back at tomatoes: moderate Wheat: Low and Soy: Low. What does this mean?

Complicated: You cannot draw your conclusions from your testing only. If you have a positive test but eat the food every day without symptoms you are not allergic to that food. On the other hand if you have a low positive test but get hives every time you eat it you are allergic. The correct diagnosis is made by a combination of history and test results. You may need a supervised food challenge. ...Read more

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What is an IgE blood test?

What is an IgE blood test?

One of the tests for: Allergy. People with allergies and parasitic infestations may have elevated ige level. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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Is an IGE allergy blood test as accurate as a skin test? My skin test from 1 year prior to IGE blood test showed additional allergens.

Is an IGE allergy blood test as accurate as a skin test? My skin test from 1 year prior to IGE blood test showed additional allergens.

Likely complementary: Although prick skin test is considered better in detecting food allergies the results of blood tests are complementary. I often order the blood test first in a case of a food suspected of causing anaphylaxis. If the result is negative or equivocal, then I would proceed with a skin test prior to a food challenge. The results are at times discrepant. ...Read more

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2 yrs rhinitis symptoms. Tried steroid sprays, allergy meds, scans, reflux, the lot! One possibility: v.high IgE Total on allergy blood test. Ideas?

2 yrs rhinitis symptoms. Tried steroid sprays, allergy meds, scans, reflux, the lot! One possibility: v.high IgE Total on allergy blood test. Ideas?

Treatment: There are several potential causes for rhinitis. In this case, high IgE is suggestive of allergy to environmental triggers (but in no way clearly diagnostic). More information is needed in order to suggest a specific strategy (eg allergy shots or immunotherapy), but no matter the cause; rest assured that we have options. ...Read more

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Coconut allergy (IgE blood test +).Had trouble breathing after using shampoo & body wash. Is this just random asthma symptom or could it be allergy?

If you used a: product with coconut oil in it, that could be an allergy. There also could be a reaction to tree nuts in someone with a coconut allergy. So look at the ingredients of the products you are using carefully. If you're not sure about something, you can ask your allergist/primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Having jaw pain facial pain since a year and could not diagnose CT scan xray of face but no sign of sinusitis had a blood test which high IgE was find?

Having jaw pain facial pain since a year and could not diagnose CT scan xray of face but no sign of sinusitis had a blood test which high IgE was find?

See neurologist: I would see a neurologist and have a full workup. It is possible you may have a condition called trigeminal neuralgia, which causes shooting pains in the face/jaw with no dental or facial infection/problem to blame. ...Read more

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Sn blood test results of 479 mg/dl fibrinogen a high level?

Sn blood test results of 479 mg/dl fibrinogen a high level?

Yes: The normal levels of fibrinogen range from about 150-400mg/dl. There are normal circumstances in which the level may be higher, e.g., pregnancy. Any lab value needs to be interpreted in the context of other health issues and this value may not be associated with a disease. Do consult the doctor who ordered the blood test. ...Read more

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Hi does Powerade cause high sugar before a blood test because my blood test results came back at my sugar level was 115 h should i worry?

Hi does Powerade cause high sugar before a blood test because my blood test results came back at my sugar level was 115 h should i worry?

High glucose: means you need to manage your glucose level better. I don't know what is in Powereade but many of those drinks are loaded w/sugar. Consider switching to lemon water. Please see your doc. He/she may give you a A1c test which measures your glucose over 3-4 months rather than one moment in time. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can taking caltrate plus make my calcium levels to high dr said blood test results show high calcium levels and to stop taking them?

Can taking  caltrate plus make my calcium levels to high dr said blood test results show high calcium levels and to stop taking them?

Md evaluation: High intake of calcium can cause elevated levels in the blood. This often occurs in the setting of associated kidney dysfunction. Other causes like hyperparathyroidism, sarcoidosis must be investigated.. ...Read more

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Hi, blood test results back and my globulin levels are 37g/l and believe this is above range- what can it mean? My albumin levels are 38g/l

Insufficient info: There are many components in the fraction called globulin and you need serum protein electrophoresis and may be immunofixation to resolve the identity of the protein that is increased. ...Read more

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My knees were hurting , dr. Advised blood test , results: my uric acid level is 7.4 h, what does that mean ? What should I do ?

My knees were hurting , dr. Advised blood test , results: my uric acid level is 7.4 h, what does that mean ? What should I do ?

Not much: A normal uric acid level pretty much rules out gout, but that's it. It's unlikely that gout will announce itself as pain in both knees that isn't really severe. Many healthy people have higher uric acid levels than you do. Your physician knows what the next steps are. Good luck. ...Read more

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Got blood test results back today, I'm a 16yo female, vegetarian. Ferritin levels at 11.2, is that bad? I have some symptoms linked to anaemia.

Got blood test results back today, I'm a 16yo female, vegetarian. Ferritin levels at 11.2, is that bad? I have some symptoms linked to anaemia.

Very serious: Vegetarianism is moral high ground but if you do not supplement scientifically, you will ruin your health. You are a young woman and need iron. Your physician will recommend something based on a full work up. Please use discernment in evaluating "pop" claims about health and lifestyle. ...Read more