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Eosinophils count is high, how to reduce with normal diet?. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I need some clarification related to WBC count
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please go ahead
User :   currently during a medical test i came to know that eosinophils count is little high in my blood.
Doctor :   Are you with me?
User :   how to reduce this through normal diet.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   May I know the values
User :   currently i don't have that records..
Doctor :   High eosinophils suggests an allergy
User :   one sec...let me try to get the value..
Doctor :   You cannot reduce it through normal diet
Doctor :   sure
User :   excuse it will take another few mins..
Doctor :   Sure, it's fine
User :   12.9%
User :   hemoglobin - 14.6 gms
User :   eosinophils count - 12.9%
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Does the report mention Eosinophils .
Doctor :   ok
User :   is it abnormal
Doctor :   It is a bit high
User :   Sorry, what is AEC..
Doctor :   Can I know the AEC value ?
Doctor :   Is it there?
Doctor :   High eosinophil count occurs in worm infestations also
Doctor :   Absolute Eosinophil count
User :   one sec..
Doctor :   Do you have this report?
Doctor :   sure
User :   no in that report it was not mentioned..
User :   only % was given..
User :   s please
Doctor :   It is fine
Doctor :   I will suggest you a few things
Doctor :   Helminthic infections do cause high counts
Doctor :   So I would suggest you to take a deworming course of medicines once
User :   ok
User :   no..
Doctor :   It can also happen in allergic conditions like Asthma, Hay fever,
Doctor :   Do you have any of these?
Doctor :   It also runs in families called as Familial Eosinophila,
User :   no..
Doctor :   Anybody else has this in your family?
User :   trust it should be my father and mother, not wilfe..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Are you allergic to any food or dust?
User :   i don't have any allergic earlier, but currently i feel dust allergy.. but not severe..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok...
Doctor :   Most probably it seems like an Helminthic infestation
Doctor :   Do meet your doctor and examined
Doctor :   Also you need to take a course of the treatment as I said earlier
User :   ok Dr... thank you very much for your advice..
Doctor :   You need not worry much, it is not a major problem
User :   do you wish to provide any medicine or shall i consult my doctor for the same..
Doctor :   Is there anything else I may help you with?
User :   ok.. thank you so much once agin.. nice chating with you..
Doctor :   It would be better to get examined and then take the treatment
User :   thanks bye..
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   Pleasure is mine
Doctor :   Bye for now
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