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Mastocytosis - How to prevent?

Mastocytosis - Causes and Risk Factors

Potential Triggers of Mast Cell Degranulation and Histamine Release:
  • Physical: Exercise, hot baths, hot beverages, extreme temperatures (heat/ cold), sunlight, emotional stress, friction
  • Medications (always inform your doctor beforehand that you/ your child has mastocytosis):
    • Systemic: Aspirin, NSAIDs, morphine, opiates, codeine, dextromethorphan, amphotericin B, quinine, vancomycin, thiamine
    • Topical: Polymyxin B
    • Some medications used in general anaesthesia
    • Local anaesthetics: Tetracaine, procaine, methylparaben preservative
    • Radiologic contrast media
  • Venoms: Snakebites, bee stings, jellyfish stings
  • Foods: Monosodium glutamate (MSG), shellfish, chocolate, tomatoes, citrus fruits, alcohol, artificial food dyes and flavourings

Mastocytosis - Preparing for surgery

Mastocytosis - Post-surgery care

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