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increased level of IGE..

my ige level is 319 (measured by the techology-C.L.I.A).i have red spots on my skin..&have a little respiretory trouble.what is the specific cause of this increased level of IGE? i have to work with blood, serum,etc. in my lab as my study requirrs.is it a cause of this allergy?
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There are several causes for high IgE levels, the most common of which is allergies.  You should really discus the results with the ordering physician for his interpretation and why he ordered the test.
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Hi, welcome to the forum, the normal IgE levels fall below 100. Any level above 500 is higher and is suggestive of allergy or parasitic infection. You have known to have moderately higher levels. It can be seen in patients with atopic or allergic dermatitis.  It is usually seen secondary to exposure to allergen and subsequent reaction is mediated by IgE antibodies. Your body is known to hypersensitive to certain things.  

Stinging insects, Aeroallergens (uncommon), Foods and additives like Milk, egg, peanuts, nuts, soy, and wheat are the most common agents to cause such allergic manifestations. Your lab samples may not be source of allergy.

- The triggering factor should be identified and should be avoided. Even a skin allergy test can be useful.
- Prompt treatment with anti histamines and glucorticoids against prescription during allergic attack.

Take care and regards.
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Dear sir
My serum ige level is 118 which recently tested is this cause any illness on me..
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I have 1960 serum ige ... is this is dangerous to have high level of ige... what is the solution of this cause.  Plz advice. .
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