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What Is Eosinophils
Mild increase: Eosinophilia is a condition in which the eosinophil count in the peripheral blood exceeds the normal level. Eosinophil is type of white blood cell that contains red granules that can be increased in number in particular conditions like- allergic reaction, asthma, parasites infestations, hay fever, drug reaction, malignancy etc. Mild eosinophilia means mild elevation of eosinophils in the blood. ...Read more
Low white blood cell: Leukopenia is a general term for a low white blood cell count(wbc). That is all leukopenia means, it doesn't say anything about why there is are few wbcs. Often a mild leukopenia is from viral infections, and the typical thing to do is to recheck to see if it goes up. Severe leukopenia is managed emergently, sometimes in hospital. The next step is usually to be referred to a hematologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too many mast cells: Mastocytosis is an overgrowth of mast cells, immune cells that release histamine and other chemicals upon activation. There are several forms, from small collections of cells in the skin (urticaria pigmentosa) to increased numbers in the bone marrow and throughout the body (systemic mastocytosis). Symptoms vary from hive-like reactions to recurrent anaphylaxis. See a specialist for more details. ...Read more
Tissue fluid: Arteries and veins carry blood cells and a serum, some of which leaks out from capillaries and bathes your tissues. It gradually accumulates and is collected in lymph channels which empty back into the heart. It traverses nodes (lymph nodes) which can be the first line of defense against infection and cancer. When blocked, like after lymph node dissection, it can accumulate causing lymphedema. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"new" - "formation": Neoplasm is made up from greek words: "neo-" means "new" and "-plasm" means "formation." so a neoplasm is a new formation that shows up somewhere in your body that it isn't expected. It may be malignant, which means it's cancer, or it may be benign, which means it's not cancer. Sometimes your doc can tell by looking but usually the neoplasm will need to be removed and sent to the lab to be checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Immoglobulin finding: If a person has an unusually large number of antibodies, but not a single one in great excess, we speak of a polyclonal gammopathy; it's never a specific finding. An abundance of a single antibody is a monoclonal antibody "spike" that is quite common but may indicate or precede (often by decades) plasma cell "multiple" myeloma. ...Read more
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