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Treatments for Mastocytosis

Treatment List for Mastocytosis

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Mastocytosis includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Usually no treatment is required and the skin bumps disappear with age. Problematic causes may require theuse of antihistamine medication to manage the itching and other cases may require the bumps to be surgically removed

Drugs and Medications used to treat Mastocytosis:

Note:You must always seek professional medical advice about any prescription drug, OTC drug, medication, treatment or change in treatment plans.

Some of the different medications used in the treatment of Mastocytosis include:

Discussion of treatments for Mastocytosis:

Several medicines help treat the symptoms of mastocytosis.

  • Antihistamines to work against mast cell chemicals
  • Medicines to relieve cramping in the intestines
Medicines help treat other signs and symptoms of mastocytosis, including

  • Itching and other skin reactions
  • Ulcer-like symptoms
  • Low blood pressure
  • Inability to take up nutrients from food
In rare cases in which mastocytosis is cancerous or associated with a blood disorder, the patient may have to use steroids and/or chemotherapy. (Source: excerpt from Mastocytosis, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

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