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My CBC states:wbc 11 h, platelets 402 h, eosinophils 7.3 h, abs eosinophils 0.8 h, abs basophils .1 h. What could this point towards? Rest of CBC norm

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Extra eosinophils

This is a modest increase in the absolute eosinophil count and often no explanation gets found.
You describe flushing and diarrhea plus less-specific entities. This is carcinoid syndrome until proved otherwise and you need to be checked for this. Making a list of things that raise eos would be less helpful than your knowing that at this level, it's not going to add much to the history ; physical.

In brief: Extra eosinophils

This is a modest increase in the absolute eosinophil count and often no explanation gets found.
You describe flushing and diarrhea plus less-specific entities. This is carcinoid syndrome until proved otherwise and you need to be checked for this. Making a list of things that raise eos would be less helpful than your knowing that at this level, it's not going to add much to the history ; physical.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Kelty Baker
Internal Medicine - Hematology
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In brief: Eosinophilia

Your white cell count seems to be high because of an increased number of eosinophils, the type of white cells associated with causing allergic reaction and fighting parasitic infections.
The list of things that can cause eosinophilia is quite long and needs to be addressed with a good hematologist or allergist.

In brief: Eosinophilia

Your white cell count seems to be high because of an increased number of eosinophils, the type of white cells associated with causing allergic reaction and fighting parasitic infections.
The list of things that can cause eosinophilia is quite long and needs to be addressed with a good hematologist or allergist.
Dr. Kelty Baker
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