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What Does Ig E Class 3 Mean
My 3 years old daughter's serum IgE value is 812.0 iu/ml. What does it mean? If this is bad, can out be cured?
Allergies: An ige elevated to this level is most often associated with atopy (the state of being allergic), and is seen in people with seasonal allergies, asthma, or (commonly) eczema. A level like this is usually nothing to worry about, beyond treating her allergies. Treating eczema may bring the level down some, but she will still be atopic and at risk for allergies. See an allergist for more information. ...Read more
My 8 yr old daughter gliadin peptide IgE is 3 units.does this mean she is mildly gluten sensitive?
Hard to tell: The antigliadin antibody tests have a poor predictive value for gluten sensitivity. That doesn't mean she isn't gluten sensitive, its just that the gliadin peptide IgE doesn't really help us know. I would base your decision more off of her symptoms. If she has abdominal pain, diarrhea or consitpation, do a short trial off of gluten to see if those symptoms resolve. ...Read more
My prick test of dust allergy is positive and my IgE level is 498 and lymphocyte low 38.2 and neutrophil high 42.3 what does mean ?
There is a differenc: If the 42.3 and 38.2 are percents of your total white blood cell (WBC) count they're fine. What did your board certified allergist tell you? If you didn't see one that's why you should have. Doing or ordering a test is technical, appropriate interpretation, explanation, and treatment is the extensively taught, practiced and honed skill of a specialist. ...Read more
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
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
I have been prescribed methylprednisolone for 2 weeks. My IGE doubled from 780IU to 1300IU in 2 months? What does it mean? I have cough and SOB.
Allergy: elevated IgE is marker for allergy and cough &SOB SIGNIFY resp allergy. It is usually caused by environmental factors like dust molds pollens and foods. Look for the cause and you will reduce need for pred and inhales etc. please visit us at www.ehacstl.com to learn more about treating the cause of illness. If interested Please make an appointment. ...Read more
Have 1719.2 ui/ml immnuglobulies ige; 13.00 eosinophils automated, and 876.20 of eosinophils count eos/mm3, what does that mean?
Sounds like allergy: Ige is elevated in allergic people. Eosinophils can also be elevated in allergic people, but can be elevated for other reasons too. An allergy consult would be very helpful. ...Read more
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