What is Mastocytosis?

Abnormal proliferation of mast cells in a variety of tissues; may be systemic, involving a variety of organs, or cutaneous (urticaria pigmentosa).

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I have BPH and want to take Saw Palmetto. I also have Mastocytosis in my skin only. Will the Saw Palmetto drive up my histamine and...

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There is no known effect of saw palmetto on histamine levels!

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I have reviewed the drug information on saw...

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I've had what has been diagnosed as Quincke's edema or mastocytosis, for a number of years. It first appeared while I was under stress working on...

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Hello and welcome to HCM,

Mastocytosis is a group of disorders characterized by a common denominator of increased number of mastocytes.

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