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how do i find information on mastocytosis?

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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
NIH website: The national institutes of health have good information about mastocytosis on their website: http://www.Niaid.Nih.Gov/topics/mastocytosis/pages/default.Aspx the mastocytosis society is a patient-run organization, and they have some good information on their website as well: http://www.Tmsforacure.Org/welcome.Php if you have specific ?S, you should see a specialist with experience in mastocytosis.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

Whats mastocytosis?

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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery 23 years experience
Skin problem: This is a skin disorder. I recommend asking a dermatologist this question.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Does mastocytosis go away?

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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery 23 years experience
Skin problem: This is a skin disorder. I recommend asking a dermatologist this question.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Anyone diagnosed mastocytosis? How?

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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:

How do I find information on mastocytosis on a reputible site?

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Dr. Brant Ward
Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
NIH website: The national institutes of health have good information about mastocytosis on their website: http://www.Niaid.Nih.Gov/topics/mastocytosis/pages/default.Aspx the mastocytosis society is a patient-run organization, and they have some good information on their website as well: http://www.Tmsforacure.Org/welcome.Php if you have specific ?S, you should see a specialist with experience in mastocytosis.
A 35-year-old member asked:

What exactly is mastocytosis?

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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 small collections of cells in the skin (urticaria pigmentosa) to increased numbers in the bone marrow and throughout the body (systemic mastocytosis). Symptoms vary from hive-like reactions to recurrent anaphylaxis. See a specialist for more details.

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