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Does mastocytosis go away?
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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery
2 doctors agree
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: 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 the reactions from them (itching or hives when the spots are irritated) fade over time.
Systemic mastocytosis (throughout the body and bone marrow) is much rarer, but usually will not go away. See as specialist in mastocytosis for more information.

In brief: 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 the reactions from them (itching or hives when the spots are irritated) fade over time.
Systemic mastocytosis (throughout the body and bone marrow) is much rarer, but usually will not go away. See as specialist in mastocytosis for more information.
Dr. Brant Ward
Dr. Brant Ward
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