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Total IgE in Bhubaneshwar

Also known as IgE Allergy Test, Quantitative IgE Test, Immunoglobulin E Test
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Blood
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Male, Female
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  1. No special preparation is required.

Understanding Total IgE in Bhubaneshwar


What is Total IgE in Bhubaneshwar?

The Total IgE test, also known as an allergy screening test, measures the quantity of immunoglobulin E (IgE) in the blood. It is available at an affordable price in Bhubaneshwar with Tata 1mg labs. During an allergy, your immune system regards a foreign substance, such as dust or pollen, as a threat. The immune system fights against this threat by producing antibodies called IgE.

The Total IgE test may be needed when you have symptoms that suggest an allergy or allergic reaction, such as sneezing, runny nose, itchy red patches on the skin, diarrhea, shortness of breath, watery eyes, coughing, or wheezing. Also, this test helps guide treatment plans if you have asthma or other complications tied to allergies.

What does Total IgE measure?

Immunoglobulins are antibodies (proteins) produced by plasma cells (specific immune cells) when the body recognizes bacteria, viruses, other microorganisms, or any other unknown substances as harmful foreign antigens (allergy-causing substances or allergens) to the immune system. There are five types of immunoglobulins: IgA, IgG, IgM, IgD, and IgE.

Unlike other antibodies, IgE is primarily associated with immune responses to allergenic substances, such as plant pollen, latex, pet dander, mold, eggs, peanuts, bee venom, and strawberries. Typically, IgE is present in tiny amounts in the blood. When the immune system encounters an allergen, it triggers the production of IgE antibodies. The Total IgE test measures the concentration of these IgE antibodies in the blood, providing insights into the presence and severity of allergies.

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Total IgE in Bhubaneshwar


Frequently Asked Questions about Total IgE in Bhubaneshwar

Q. What is the full form of IgE?

The full form of IgE is Immunoglobulin E. It is a type of antibody that is produced by the immune system and helps the body fight against infections and allergies.

Q. What is the Total IgE test?

The Total IgE test is a blood test that measures the total amount of immunoglobulin E antibody in the blood. This test helps diagnose certain types of infections and immune disorders.

Q. When is the Total IgE test advised by the doctor?

The Total IgE test is advised by the doctor in case you experience allergy symptoms, such as itchy skin, itching in eyes, hives, eczema, nausea, vomiting, persistent diarrhea, sneezing, coughing, congestion, difficulty in breathing, chest tightness, and similar symptoms suggestive of asthma.

Q. Is there any risk associated with the Total IgE test?

There is usually no risk associated with this test. However, some people may feel a slight sting when a needle is pricked and may experience some bleeding that is normal and usually not bothersome. Rarely, some people may also experience slight swelling or bruising at the site of the needle prick. Applying ice 3-4 times a day for about a week may help reduce swelling and bruising. If it does not get better, consult your doctor.

Q. Do I need to fast before taking the Total IgE test?

No fasting is required for this test. You can schedule it at your convenience without avoiding food or water beforehand.

Q. What is the procedure of sample collection for the Total IgE test?

A phlebotomist (a trained professional to perform blood draws) will clean your skin using an antiseptic alcohol cotton swab or wipe, and take a blood sample from your vein using a needle. The blood sample will be stored safely and transported to the laboratory for analysis.

Q. Is the Total IgE test available for online booking in Bhubaneshwar near me?

Yes, Tata 1mg Labs offers an online booking for the Total IgE test in Bhubaneshwar near you. The test is easy to book, is affordable, and comes with a comprehensible report.

Q. Is home sample collection facility available for an allergy blood test in Bhubaneshwar?

Yes, Tata 1mg Labs offers a home sample collection facility for an allergy blood test in Bhubaneshwar. You can also select the date and time for sample collection and schedule the test at your convenience.

Q. How can I schedule the Total IgE test with Tata 1mg Labs in Bhubaneshwar?

If you want to schedule the Total IgE test with Tata 1mg Labs in Bhubaneshwar, the procedure is fairly easy and hassle-free. Follow these steps to book a test: 1). Visit the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add the test you want in the cart. 3). Pick a time and date slot according to your convenience; however, do consider the necessary prerequisites while scheduling a test. 4). You will receive a notification with all the details once the test is scheduled.

Q. What is the price of the Total IgE test in Bhubaneshwar?

Tata 1mg Labs is a pocket-friendly platform for booking lab tests. In Bhubaneshwar, the Total IgE test is available at an affordable price of Rs. 489.

Q. How long does Tata 1mg Labs take to provide the reports of the Total IgE test in Bhubaneshwar?

At Tata 1mg Labs, we understand the importance of timely results. We strive to provide fast turnaround times for test results, allowing you to promptly get the information you need. On average, we take 48 hours to provide the reports of the Total IgE test in Bhubaneshwar.
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