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What Do These Total IgE Levels Indicate?

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Posted on Wed, 19 Oct 2016
Question: As advised by the doctor ---I tested my blood sample for total IgE....Test result 1749 IU /ml. Doctor prescribed
Tablet :-- TELEKAST -L O.D
KETASMA (1mg.) O.D
After 19 days of medication....Total IgE test result is >2500 IU /ml.....please advise
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Answered by Dr. Sumit Bhatti (4 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Allergy tests. Rule out eosinophilia.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thank you for your query.

1. In this situation, it is advisable to get allergy panel tests done.

2. Rule out tropical eosinophilia by getting an AEC (Absolute Eosinophil Count) done.

3. Medication should include antibiotics, anti parasitic medication and sometimes even steroids.

I hope that I have answered your query. If you have any further questions, I will be available to answer them.

Regards.
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What Do These Total IgE Levels Indicate?

Brief Answer: Allergy tests. Rule out eosinophilia. Detailed Answer: Hi, Thank you for your query. 1. In this situation, it is advisable to get allergy panel tests done. 2. Rule out tropical eosinophilia by getting an AEC (Absolute Eosinophil Count) done. 3. Medication should include antibiotics, anti parasitic medication and sometimes even steroids. I hope that I have answered your query. If you have any further questions, I will be available to answer them. Regards.