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What does a low eosinophil count mean?

What does a low eosinophil count mean?

Typically: nothing. It is a normal finding. Cells are sensitive to corticosteroids, so could also mean recent prednisone treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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Low absolute eosinophils count. What does this mean? I am a 37 year-old female in excellent overall health. I am 5' 4", 121 pounds, and I am an avid exerciser (cardio and weight training 6 days per week). My recent laboratory results (blueprint for welln

Probably normal: Low eosinophils are often normal. It is impossible to say in an individual case like yours without a full history. Alcohol intoxication and over production of certain steroids in the body (such as cortisol) like from working out are causes. If you are a health regular exerciser your doctor would probably not mention it. ...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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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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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 9.5% eosinophil count high?

Is 9.5% eosinophil count high?

Hard to say: More important that the percentage of eosinophils is the actual number of them in the blood. If your total white blood cell count is low, that % may be normal. If the total WBC is high, that % may equal a high absolute number of eos. In general, a slightly elevated % or absolute eosinophil count is most likely to be due to allergic disease. See your doctor or an allergist for more info. ...Read more

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What test measures eosinophil count?

What test measures eosinophil count?

CBC with diff.: The CBC with differential measures all five types of white blood cells, including the eosinophil. To be more accurate, have your doctor request a CBC with a manual differential. ...Read more

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What is left shift and 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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My eosinophil count is 36.What are reasons & remedies?

36 what?: 36% what is aec = absolute eosinohil count? 36% of a small WBC is not highly relevant 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 is the definition or description of: eosinophil count?

White bloodcell type: 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 on a blood count. ...Read more

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Eosinophil (Definition)

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