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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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My wife's blood reports show high thyroid and eosinophils. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, Recently my wife had a blood test. We found in the report that her thyroid and eosinophils increased. Recently she was sick because of throat infection. She always has throat infection¬†and fever and due to that she gets sick every time. Even after she was out from fever, sometimes she...  Read Full »

Dr. Divakara. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through her reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Her eosinophil count is high, also Mean Corpuscular Volume (MCV) is high. Her cholesterol levels are fine (though they are highlighted in the report). TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormon...  Read Full »

I have chronic muscle ache in my shoulders, fatigued arms, and massive hair loss. Why?

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 b...  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Ramji Kackar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 reg...  Read Full »

What to do when the values of monocyte, eosinophil and triglycerides are high?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 64 years old male. I am concerned about the values of monocytes, eosinophils, triglycerides, cholesterol, sex hormones bind globulin. With age, the numbers are getting worse. Do you need any additional information or test?  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Gulati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Slightly increased monocytes do not need treatment at the moment; you can repeat the test after one month. Need observation for increased eosinophils count, need anti-allergic medicine if allergy symptoms present. Otherwise, no treatment needed. For increased triglyc...  Read Full »

I have a high eosinophil count. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had a severe cough seven months back and lasted for a long time. During that period a severe pain started in my left shoulder and neck and still, it is persisting. The doctor used to give me a painkiller and it subsided for some period and then again it started. I stopped taking any...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I had seen attached reports here (attachment removed to protect patient identity). An eosinophil count is high in your case and history of a cough with the mucous present. Hence allergic rhinitis or a bronchitis-like case has to be ruled out. For that allergic testin...  Read Full »

Please suggest some solutions for high eosinophil count as I am trying for pregnancy.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old female. When I took a blood test for my allergic cough, I came to know that my absolute eosinophil count is 1500 cells per microliter of blood, so is there any problem getting pregnant. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. High eosinophil count itself will not cause any issue in pregnancy. But medications to treat it might affect your baby. Also most commonly the cause of high eosinophil count is an infection which may get transmitted to your baby as well. so befo...  Read Full »

I feel weak and have pain in my hand and feet. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from asthma and allergy for the past 10 years. Now, I feel lethargic, weak and some pain in the hands and toes. My past medication includes Deriphyllin and Cetirizine. I have had blood tests and have attached the reports for reference. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Saumya Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have low vitamin D, low vitamin B, raised eosinophil count, borderline iron deficiency, and a raised TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone). Also, you need vitamin B, D, and iron replacement. ...  Read Full »

Some of the blood test results are highlighted. What does it mean?

Query: Hello doctor, Below is the results of some of the tests and few results are highlighted. Can you please let me know why these are highlighted and what do they mean?  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your reports (attachments removed to protect patient identity). In the first image, your lipid profile is absolutely fine and need not worry about the bold figure which is a ratio of two. Next, your vitamin D is low, so need to have supplements fo...  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 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...  Read Full »

I have a chronic dry cough. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have dry cough for the last one and a half years. I could not control it with any type of medicine. It comes back once the course of medicine gets over. I had the same issue before 10 years and it resolved after two years of continuous treatment. But, I have lost all the previous medica...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From your description, it appears to be cough variant asthma or chronic bronchitis and it could be a hyper-reactive disorder. In your complete blood count report, we noticed an elevated eosinophil count, which could be indicative of an eosinophilic disorder. Such a co...  Read Full »

I suffer from chronic sneezing and breathing issues. Why?

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 »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

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