IgE levels are generally elevated in people with allergic diseases. The normal levels depend on the units of measurement but it is generally 0-100. If it is higher than 500 it can generally be a sign of parasitic infection. A stool analysis can help detect this. People who are atopic, (i.e. who have a familial tendency to develop childhood eczema, hay fever or allergic asthma); generally have IgE levels above the normal or non-atopic range. Those with atopic eczema are particularly likely to have raised IgE levels. It is a marker of atopic status rather than something requiring correction.
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