Eosinophilia

What is Eosinophilia?

Eosinophilia is a condition in which the eosinophil count in the peripheral blood exceeds 4.5×108/L (450/μl). Eosinophils usually account for less than 7% of the circulating leukocytes. Several causes are known, with the most common being some form of allergic reaction or parasitic infection. Diagnosis of eosinophilia is via a complete blood count (CBC), but diagnostic procedures directed at the underlying cause vary depending on the suspected condition(s). An absolute eosinophil count is not generally needed if the CBC shows marked eosinophilia. The location of the causal factor can be used to classify eosinophilia into two general types: extrinsic, in which the factor lies outside of the eosinophil cell lineage; and intrinsic eosinophilia, which denotes etiologies within the eosiniphil cell line. Specific treatments are dictated by the causative condition, though in idiopathic eosinophilia, the disease may be controlled with corticosteroids.

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Dear Sir,
I have mild eosinophilia
•     Eosinophils - 07 - Reference range: 1 - 6 %
I am prone to cough and cold.
What can be done here ?...

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Thanks for the query.

Eosinophils are a type of white blood cells containing certain chemicals that fight against infections and play a role...

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Dear Sir, I have a high eosinophilic bloodcount (13% of WBC) since 2 months. During the first month I had stomach and bowl problems (indigestion,...

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how to reduce eosinophil in my blood ,it is more than normal amount ,i am 18 , male, no treatment done yet

doctor1 MD

Hi Michael,
Welcome to HCM.
Eosinophilia can occur in many allergic conditions as well as in tropical eosinophilia.
Consult a Doctor who will have...

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