Symptoms of Mastocytosis


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General information about symptoms of Mastocytosis: The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible symptoms of Mastocytosis. This symptom information has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of symptoms of Mastocytosis. Furthermore, symptoms of Mastocytosis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of symptoms and whether they are indeed symptoms of Mastocytosis.

List of symptoms of Mastocytosis: The list of symptoms mentioned in various sources for Mastocytosis includes:

Symptoms of Mastocytosis: Chemicals released by mast cells cause changes in the immune system leading to typical allergy symptoms such as itching, abdominal cramping, and even anaphylaxis (dangerously low blood pressure).

When too many mast cells exist in a person's body, the additional chemicals can cause

  • Bone or muscle pain
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin lesions
  • Episodes of very low blood pressure and faintness
  • Shock
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More symptoms of Mastocytosis: In addition to the above information, to get a full picture of the possible symptoms of this condition and its related conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by complications of Mastocytosis, underlying causes of Mastocytosis, associated conditions for Mastocytosis, risk factors for Mastocytosis, or other related conditions.

Medical articles on symptoms: These general reference articles may be of interest:



Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Mastocytosis, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID

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