Respiratory Disorders Expert Forum
There is something wrong here! (Asthma/IgE Level)
About This Forum:

This forum is for questions and support regarding lung and respiratory issues. such as: Allergies, Asthma, Bronchitis, Colds - Flu, Chronic Cough, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, Emphysema, Fibrosis, Lung Abscess, Nasal Polyps, Pleurisy, Pneumonia, Sarcoidosis, Sinusitis, Tuberculosis.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Avatar universal
There is something wrong here! (Asthma/IgE Level)
ok, so I was supposed to get the new drug Xolair a few days ago and I got allergy tested for insurance reasons. I was very allerigic to just about every allergen they used on me. Then I went to get IgE tested(The trigger molecule that sets of asthma) and the tests showed 2 IgE, where average should be 30/700. How is this possible or whats wrong with this? I am currently on Advair/Singulair, and Grape Seed Extract/Gingko Biloba.

Thanks
Qaiphyx
Discussion is closed
Cancel
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
251132 tn?1198082422
While this is possible, it is not common to have a high level of allergy and have a low IgE level.  Usually one of these is wrong.  Skin testing should be the ***** test and not intradermal testing to say that you are allergic to lots of things.  There are plenty of studies to show that some non-allergic people have positive reactions to intradermal tests.  The second possibility is the IgE level is wrong.  This is an easy test to repeat.  Going on Xolair
Discussion is closed
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
I dont know if you can answer this part, but lately I have also noticed that I have a slight vibration feeling in my left thigh sometimes... its in and area diameter of about 2-3 inches, everytime it happens I think my phone is ringing/vibrating, but it happens even when my phone isnt in my pocket... Just curious what it might be.
Discussion is closed
Cancel
Comment
A
A
Blank
Request an Appointment
Blank
Asthma Tracker
Asthma Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Allergy Tracker
Allergy Tracker
Start Tracking Now