Mastocytosis | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • Do I have mastocytosis?
  • How will you determine whether I have mastocytosis?
  • What treatment is best for me?
  • Could I have a dangerous allergic reaction?
  • What should I do if I have a bad allergic reaction?
  • Will I need to take medicine?
  • What can I do at home to help relieve my symptoms?
  • Will I have mastocytosis for the rest of my life?
  • Will I have to be on medicine for the rest of my life?
  • Are my children more likely to have mastocytosis?


Cutaneous and Systemic Manifestations of Mastocytosis by WA Alto, M.D., M.P.H., and L Clarcq, D.O. (American Family Physician June 01, 1999,

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 06/99