The body produces a large number of eosinophils to fight against the invasion of microorganisms or due to an allergic response. During an allergic reaction to medications, food, environmental factors, or cosmetic products, the eosinophils count will be higher.
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I take Advair for asthma and my WBC value goes down to 3.2. Is there any correlation?
Query: Hello doctor,First of all, I feel just fine. I have no issues with infections and cold. I cannot recall the last time when I was sick. I do have allergy-induced asthma and I take Advair and Flunisolide. I had a CBC recently and all values were normal except for WBC which is 3.9. My PCP ordered a rep... Read Full »
Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I can understand your concern. The absolute neutrophil count is slightly low as per the provided report. Temporary associated viral infection along with allergic inflammation can lead to low neutrophil count. Her main concern is high eosinophil count.Normally, if allergi... Read Full »
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 »
Please give suggestion on high eosinophil count in a bypass patient.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 47-year-old male. I am suffering from ankylosing spondylitis for 34 years. I had my bypass surgery before 18 years and having depression then on. Now My eosinophil count is high 1090. I am currently on Pentop 40 in the morning, Fludac 20 once daily after breakfast, Concor 2.5 o... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read a brief summary of your case. You had CABG (bypass heart surgery) after that you are on Concor (Bisoprolol, beta-blocker), Ecosprin AV (combination of Asprin and Atorvastatin). For depression, you are on Fludac (Fluoxetine), and anti-anxiety drug Anxit... Read Full »
My 48-year-old mother has been suffering from breathing problems, itching, and allergy for two years. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, My mother had pneumonia. She got cured, but after some time, she developed breathing problems, itching, and face swelling sometimes. After a doctor saw her report, he diagnosed aspergillus. She took her asthma tablets and pumps daily. Slowly she started taking only one allergy pill (Mo... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After reading your problem, it may be allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis or aspergilloma. You have to go for sputum for fungal staining, total serum Ig E and serum Ig G specific for aspergillus you have to go for a CT (computed tomography) scan of the chest. You... 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 »
Do high eosinophil count and low Hb level indicate allergic reaction?
Query: Hi doctor, The patient is a 27 year old female who has been suffered from hay fever for some years. Now, she has now been referred to the Chest Clinic with breathing difficulties. She has commented that her condition appears to worsen when she visits her friend, who is a cat owner. On examination, ... Read Full »
Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.The history and reports are suggestive towards allergic bronchitis, or asthma-like condition. The wheezing is indicative of bronchoconstriction (attachment removed to protect patient identity).Low hemoglobin value evaluated separately with peripheral smear examination and a... Read Full »
What Is The Reason For High Monocyte and Eosinophil?
Query: Hi doctor, My blood reports show high monocytes and eosinophils for over two years of span. I feel there is no energy, muscle spasms, splenomegaly, muscle pain, and malaise. I am seropositive RA. But, my CRP and ESR are normal most of the time. Read Full »
Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Rheumatoid arthritis is one of the causes for high monocyte count and multisystemic involvement. Hence, treatment for that is nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and disease modifying drugs like Leflunomide, etc. The high eosinophil count causes include allergy, para... Read Full »
Please give me suggestions after seeing my blood profile reports.
Query: Hello doctor, Today I checked my blood profile. I have attached my blood report. Please give me suggestions. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There are no major abnormalities as such. However, I have noticed the following derangements. 1. Your Hb is borderline, and MCV and MCH are low which is suggestive of iron deficiency. ... 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 »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »