Eosinophilia is the increased number of eosinophils in the blood. As eosinophils help the body fight infections, eosinophilia results when there is some infection or inflammation or allergic reaction.
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I experience bouts of dry cough every winter. How can I prevent that?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a dry cough problem. While breathing, there is a difficulty. At night, it gets worse and I start to sweat. I have this problem every year during the winter. I got a blood test done and the result was 8 % eosinophilia. Please suggest. I am taking Banocide forte. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the history you have provided, you seem to have a slightly higher eosinophil count in the blood. This is termed eosinophilia. It occurs as a result of a hypersensitivity reaction of the body towards a certain form of allergen in the atmosphere, and in your cas... Read Full »
Is there a permanent cure for Sneezing?
Query: Hi doctor,I am a 20-year-old male suffering from a sneezing problem for the last 3 to 4 years. My height is 5 feet 6 inches and I weigh 127 pounds. Daily I am sneezing in the morning and following that, if I do not take medicine then I will get a high fever and cold along with it. The sneeze is only... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have looked through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Also, I wish to know the following details to make a more decisive diagnosis. 1. Regarding breathing problems and eosinophilia, what was the breathing trouble you had in the past? 2. ... Read Full »
What is wrong in my annual health checkup report?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31 year old male. Recently, I have gone for an annual health checkup. Following are the areas which are highlighted as abnormal for which I seek consultation in evaluating it better. I would like to find the root cause for the same along with medication or lifestyle changes, if a... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For eosinophilia, the most important point is to detect and eliminate allergies and worms if you have symptoms of itchy nose, sneezing, wheezing or breathing issues, rash or abdominal pain. Please let me know if you have any one of these.For low Vitamin D, I suggest 50... Read Full »
Is there any permanent solution for wheezing and dust allergy?
Query: Hello Doctor, I am 31 years old. I have a history of eosinophilia and dust allergy since the age of 12 years. The onset of eosinophilia and dust allergy has become more frequent since I moved to Bangalore (5-6 years). Sometimes I suffer wheezing, running nose and watery eyes. Since, last two... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to say that bronchial asthma or allergic bronchitis is just controllable and not completely curable. Following are the answers for your questions: 1. You should avoid Glemont-F. Reserve it only for acute exacerbations. Try to control your problem with inhale... Read Full »
Tests for stomach pain revealed a high eosinophil count. What to do?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a stomach ache from the last two months. It got worsened last week and I was admitted to a hospital. A lot of tests were done. The CBC revealed eosinophilia. The gastroscopy revealed an edematous duodenum. A duodenal biopsy was taken. I have attached my biopsy report. I want to u... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed your biopsy report (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and the findings were normal. There is nothing to be worried about. You will need to use PPI's (proton pump inhibitors) to improve your symptoms. Regarding your eosinophilia, it ... Read Full »
What are the symptoms and treatment of fibromyalgia?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 38-year-old female with consistent muscle ache in my shoulders that makes my arms feel fatigued. They are chronically tired. I also have pretty substantial eosinophil disease, including EoE with >100 EOS per tissue sample. The back story is that I had a viral infection one year... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I noted all your history. The site of pain around the shoulders, arms, and neck is pointing towards fibromyalgia. Let us focus and treat the underlying process which brings this pain. I will like to know more about your menstrual history. Are your periods normal and regul... Read Full »
The B thrombocytes level of my baby is 539, and the eosinophil levels are 7.2 %. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, My baby is 7 months old. I found swollen lymph nodes on both sides of the neck two days back. I found two nodes on one side, one on the other side, and also one node in the groin. My baby gets a dry coughs during the night. He got the pneumococcal vaccine three weeks back and had respi... Read Full »
Dr. Prakash Chandra Girdhar Lal Nagar
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Kindly answer the following questions to know more details: 1. Is the baby running a fever currently? if yes, then how many days has it been? 2. Did you notice any rashes on the skin? 3. Are these nodes painful to touch? 4. Is the baby fe... Read Full »
My eosinophil and granulocyte counts are higher. What would be the cause?
Query: Hi doctor, I just received my blood report, and my eosinophil count is 6.6%, the immature granulocyte count is 1.5% and, my immature granulocytes absolute count is 120%. Kindly guide me. Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have recently done some blood tests, and some of the blood parameters are elevated. According to your investigation reports (attachments removed to protect patient's identity), your e... Read Full »
Kindly suggest a treatment for my abnormal hematocrit values with high eosinophils.
Query: Hello doctor, My WBC count was 27,000, with normal RBC, platelet, and hemoglobin count. The differential WBC count showed reduced neutrophils and lymphocytes, but monocytes and basophils were perfectly normal. My eosinophil count was high after the doctor (hematologist) started steroids; my WBC coun... Read Full »
Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. High eosinophils suggests various causes like allergic inflammation of the respiratory tract, asthma, hay fever, certain skin disease, parasitic infection, etc. Your skin examination and respiratory tract examination should be done. If needed, allergic testing can be d... Read Full »
Is it normal to have fluctuations in eosinophil with seasonal changes?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 39 year old female. My eosinophil count increase during when the season changes. From the past month, I am having a persistent cough, which is not allowing me to talk. Phlegm is also present. I have taken two bottles of cough syrup Zeet, Sensiclav 625, Montek LC, Rinifol, twice a ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Not to worry, it is something called as hypereosinophilia, which is caused because of infective sources in the body. It can also occur because you are allergic to dust and pollens. I would suggest taking syrup Tossex (combination of Chlorpheniramine and Codeine) two ... Read Full »