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Old 08-28-2008, 10:24 AM   #1
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Hi All,

I'm Shay and I usually post on the pain management or kidney disorder board. I have a question about my recent blood work. I have a high absolute eosinophil count (over 800). The range is from 15-500 cells/uL. What could this mean? All my doc would say is that he will retest in 2 months.

I have chronic pain due to my kidneys, now kidney since the left one was removed. I'm also borderline kidney failure. My specialist mentioned he was doing some tests to check for sarcoidosis, amyloidosis, and Cushing's disease. Does anybody else have any info? Also, my WBC count is very high normal 10.8 Thousand/uL (range 3.8-10.8) and RBC count is very low normal 3.7 Million/uL (range 3.80-5.10). Bye for now.


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Old 08-28-2008, 09:06 PM   #2
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Re: High Absolute Eosinophil Count

Shay my friend, Eosinophils are a type of white blood cells and an elevation can mean infection, or an allergic reaction, autoimmune diseases and can be a symptom of Cushing's as well. I assume this is why he said he wants to do further testing in that area. Sarcoidosis is an autoimmune disorder and I'm not sure about amyloidosis.

I'm sure he doesn't want you to get all worried and worked up, so he probably isn't mentioning much for that reason. I'm sorry that I don't know much more, but hopefully someone here will have more to offer. Hang in there darlin'. I know the waiting to find things out can be such a pain, but I'm not sure ther's anything more that you can do for now, but wait. If it's really bothering you, then I would call the office and speak to him or at least his nurse. Maybe that will put your mind a bit more at ease. Lots of prayers and hugs, CMP/MM

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unfortunatelly I know not more than Cmpgirl wrote about. I wish I could help more, but I never had to deal with it so never learned more.
I am pretty sure you can get any information you wish from Internet. But I think a good DR is the key.
I hope you have a lots of confidence in your DR and go from there.
Best of luck to you!

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Re: High Absolute Eosinophil Count

Thanks, guys!! CMP, amyloidosis is also an autoimmune disorder. There's a protein called amyloid and where there is an overproduction of it, it deposits in your organs. Anywhere from the heart, lungs, and as luck would have it, the kidneys, or in my case, kidney. It can be fatal because it basically clogs up the blood vessels in the organs. It's also very rare. Of course, here we go again....if it's rare, I probably have it. LOL Bye guys....see ya on the pain board.


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