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Sir, I have many small lumps in body in neck and thigh, back side of head. But my throat lumps causes pain, discomfort,i have gastric ulcer is this due to gastric problem ?other lumps don't irritate me.
My wife has stain of thalassemia. So her hemoglobin always remains below 10.0. This is respective of good diet, fruits, green vegetable, dates, honey etc. She is vegetarian. Doctors do not advice iron tablet, supplements. They say that it can deposit at unwanted places in such patients. She is 60 years old and normal. Any suggestion to increase hemoglobin?
Can somebody suggest a good supplement of vitamin c and is it OK to take wheatgerm capsules can vitamin e 400 mg be taken for lifetime.
My mom had gone through with the first chemotherapy. She's suffering from cancer first stage. Saturday she came back from first chemotherapy, but she is having a unbearable pain on her lower part, both legs. She couldn't sleep even. Her face has been seeing. Please advise me.
Clinical Reports show Vitamin B12 is 2000, seems very high, and Hemoglobin in 7.7 and RBC count 2.8 are low. Please advise the right medicine and its usage for normally for Hemoglobin and B 12. Local physician advised "Orofer XT" which is a composition of Element of Iron 100 mg and Folic Acid 1.1.mg. Is it a suitable medicine to maintain the level of Hemoglobin?
Actually she is suffering from low hemoglobin and currently it is 6.1. Doctor here has advised for blood transfusion. Please give your invaluable advice.
The Eosinophilic disorders are one of the major hematological diseases, which deal with the white blood cells in the human body. The Eosinophils or the white blood cells play an important role in the human body while responding to asthma, allergic reactions, and infections that are caused due to parasites. Eosinophils not only play an important role in protective immunity against parasites but also contribute a lot to inflammation which occurs during allergic disorders.
Different disorders of the Eosinophils
- Low count of eosinophils
- High count of eosinophils
- Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome
- Disorders and their treatments
Low count of eosinophils
A low count of eosinophils in the blood usually occurs with the sepsis or the infections in the blood stream, cushing syndrome. They are usually treated with the corticosteroids. The treatment of the lower count of eosinophils is able to restore the normal count of the eosinophils.
High count of eosinophils
The condition of the high count of the eosinophils is known as eosinophilia or hypereosinophilia. Some of the most common causes which increase the count of the eosinophils are
- Disorders due to allergies including asthma, atopic dermatitis, eczema and allergic rhinitis.
- Infections caused by parasites, mainly the ones those are known to invade the tissues.
- Some of the cancers cause eosinophilia like leukemia, Hodgkin lymphoma, and myeloproliferative disorders.
Symptoms of eosinophilia
When the count of the eosinophils increases considerably, it can not only inflame the tissues but can also cause damage to the organs. The organs that are usually affected due to this are the heart, skin, lungs and the nervous system. People may suffer from skin rashes, shortness of breath or wheezing and fatigue. One can also suffer from throat as well as stomach pain if the stomach or the esophagus gets affected.
It is generally treated with antibiotics even if no infection is detected. Doctors usually treat such conditions with the oral corticosteroids.
Idiopathic Hypereosinophilic Syndrome
In this disorder, the eosinophil count increases to more than 1500 cells/microliter of blood. It is common in the ones who have crossed 50 and usually suffers from a condition of the heart known as Loffler endocarditis which leads to heart attacks.
- Weight loss
- Night sweats
- Chest pain
- Stomach ache and sometimes coma
Most of the people need to treat this with the drugs of prednisone, hydroxyurea and sometimes chemotherapy drugs. Eosinophilic disorders should always be treated according to the drugs prescribed by the doctors. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a hematologist.