Mast cell

What is Mast cell?

A connective tissue cell that contains coarse, basophilic, metachromatic secretory granules that contain, among other pharmacologic agents, heparin, histamine, and eosinophilic chemotactic factor. These cells are involved in immediate hypersensitivity reactions and play a role in the regulation of the composition of ground substance.

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I have used Patanol for seasonal allergies when my eyes are irritated. It has worked very well but my insurance no longer covers it. I am going to...

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alaway, zaditor, azelastine, epinastine

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HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

Patanol is the name for the...

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Are there any OTC H1 blockers which can be used effectively episodically to blunt histamine cascade in those with allergies or mast cell...

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most antihistamines are h1 blockers

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There was histamine 1 (h 1 ) and histamine...

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Allergy questions: If a person has IgE food allergy blood tests done and the results indicate they do not have any food allergies, is it still...

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about allergies/elimination diets

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Hello and welcome,

I have allergies and sensitivities and have gone thru...

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