Chemicals released by mast cells cause changes in your body’s functioning that lead to typical allergic responses such as flushing, itching, abdominal cramping, and even shock. When too many mast cells are in your body, the additional chemicals can cause
It can also cause episodes of hypotension (very low blood pressure and faintness) or anaphylaxis (shock).
Mastocytosis is a disorder that may occur in both children and adults. It is caused by the presence of too many mast cells in your body.read more
Your healthcare provider can diagnose cutaneous mastocytosis by the appearance of your skin and confirm it by finding an abnormally high number of mast cells on a skin biopsy.read more