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Medicine for mastocytosis

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
No, and No: cromolyn will not end probability of anaphylaxis, and if it happens needs to be treated, ITP isn't part of the disease, yes a patient can have both as... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
Too many mast cells: Mastocytosis is an overgrowth of mast cells, immune cells that release histamine and other chemicals upon activation. There are several forms, from sm... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery 23 years experience
Skin problem: This is a skin disorder. I recommend asking a dermatologist this question.
Dr. Brant Ward
Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
Usually: Most cases of cutaneous (just in the skin) mastocytosis start in childhood and will go away as a person gets older. Sometimes the spots may stay but t... Read More
Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery 23 years experience
Skin problem: This is a skin disorder. I recommend asking a dermatologist this question.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
Certain meds: Cutaneous masto can be treated with daily oral antihistamines or cromolyn applied to the skin, but sometimes may not need treatment. Systemic masto is... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
Too many mast cells: Mastocytosis is an overgrowth of mast cells, immune cells that release histamine and other chemicals upon activation. There are several forms, from sm... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
Too many mast cells: Mastocytosis is an overgrowth of mast cells, immune cells that release histamine and other chemicals upon activation. There are several forms, from sm... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery 23 years experience
Skin problem: This is a skin disorder. I recommend asking a dermatologist this question.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery 23 years experience
Skin problem: This is a skin disorder. I recommend asking a dermatologist this question.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
Yes: There are no accurate data on the frequency of mastocytosis. Annual incidence of 5-10 new cases per million population is estimated. In dermatological... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
Many doctors do: Mastocytosis of the skin is relatively common (esp. In childhood), and most dermatologists will be familiar with it. More extensive/complex skin disea... Read More

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