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I have mastocytosis and I want it to go away. What can you do?

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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery
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In brief: Skin problem

This is a skin disorder. I recommend asking a dermatologist this question.

In brief: Skin problem

This is a skin disorder. I recommend asking a dermatologist this question.
Dr. Regina Hampton
Dr. Regina Hampton
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Dr. Brant Ward
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Not much

Mastocytosis of the skin is common in children and is ususally resolved by or before the teenage years.
In adults, it may or may not ever resolve. Mastocytosis throughout the body (systemic mastocytosis) will most likely never go away, but luckily is not life-threatening. In rare cases where the systemic mastocytosis is associated with leukemia, chemotherapy may help. See a specialist for info.

In brief: Not much

Mastocytosis of the skin is common in children and is ususally resolved by or before the teenage years.
In adults, it may or may not ever resolve. Mastocytosis throughout the body (systemic mastocytosis) will most likely never go away, but luckily is not life-threatening. In rare cases where the systemic mastocytosis is associated with leukemia, chemotherapy may help. See a specialist for info.
Dr. Brant Ward
Dr. Brant Ward
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