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Overview

Eosinophilia is an affliction of the body where the eosinophil count in the blood exceeds the predefined limit. It may also occur when the eosinophil gathers at a specific spot in the body. It can be caused by any parasitic infection and immediately requires the expertise of a general physician for proper treatment.

Eosinophilia Symptoms

Produced mainly by the bone marrow eosinophil are found primarily in the bloodstream and the lining of the stomach. The significant eosinophilia symptoms are:

  • Wheezing
  • Breathlessness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Shiva
  • A cough
  • Rashes

Causes of Eosinophilia

An eosinophil is mainly used by the body as a defense mechanism but can be potentially harmful if produced in excess numbers. The probable eosinophilia causes that can result in such affliction are:

  • Vasculitis
  • Liver cirrhosis
  • Lung diseases
  • Dermatitis herpetiformis
  • Lymphoma
  • Hypereosinophilic syndrome

Eosinophilia and Parasitic Infection

Most commonly known to occur in the tropical and subtropical belt, result from an intense parasitic invasion. The eosinophil produced by the body's immune system generally causes and inflammation in the area of the parasitic. Though generally beneficial it may sometimes cause an excess inflammation which can be to the body.

Diagnosing Eosinophilia

The diagnosis procedure is undertaken by eosinophilia specialists often involve a complete blood count, examining medical history of allergies and drug use, and such similar methods by the General Physician. Often times the physical symptoms can determine the level of affliction. Therefore, a thorough body examination may also be undertaken.

Eosinophilia Treatment

The treatment for such an affliction is very obscure and generally depends heavily from one person to another. However, the general physician who undertakes eosinophilia treatment tends to make use of corticosteroids such as prednisone to alleviate the symptoms though it is specific for patients only without parasitosis. Patients who have parasitosis can have fatal results if treated with corticosteroids.

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