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Increased eosinophillia and allergy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Good afternoon.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   very good aftrnoon
User :   i had my medical check up last week
Doctor :   Ok
User :   there is a finding of eosinophilia 15%
User :   what is it?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Eosinophil is one of the blood cells - a type of white blood cell.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Normal eosinophil count is not more than 4% of the total WBC count
Doctor :   Eosinophillia is a term used when the count is above this.
Doctor :   High eosinophil counts are seen in allergic conditions, parasite infection commonly
User :   what is the remedy
Doctor :   and rarely in certain kind of immune disorders or lymphoma.
Doctor :   The rare conditions are even more rares if all other counts are normal.
Doctor :   You may have to look out for possible allergies such as asthma, skin allergies, allergic rhinitis or parasitic infection.
Doctor :   If any cause is seen, then the treatment is entirely based on treating the cause.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no as of now this is it
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Have a nice day!!
User :   :)
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   Thank You
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