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Mast Cell Disease

Mast cell diseases include all types of conditions involving an abnormal increase or exaggerated reactions from mast cells in the body. Mast cells essentially protect us by acting against germs and external irritants that attack our bodies. In mast cell disease, the cells go over the top with their reactions causing severe allergies and anaphylaxis.

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I have positive antinuclear antibodies. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I just received blood tests showing positive ANA tests and my doctor recommended for a rheumatologist look at my tests. The rheumatologists in my area have wait lists for six months. I was suffering from chronic fatigue, joint and nerve pain, a growing sensitivity to most foods, sensit...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohamad Ali Rida

Answer: Hello, Welcome to ANA (antinuclear antibodies) is a general screening test for autoimmune diseases mainly lupus. Your anemia and photosensitivity raise the concern of possible lupus, especially at your age. However, this test is not enough for diagnosis. You need more tests that can b...  Read Full »

I have mast cell disease and POTS, and I have been wheezing lately. Is it all connected?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with mast cell disorder, as well as hyperadrenergic postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS). My symptoms are relatively well controlled with medication. But I have not been very well past this month. I have gone to the emergency room (ER) three times in a...  Read Full »

Dr. Anjali

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. As per your history, you have mast cell disorder and hyperadrenergic postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS). Since your main complaint is regarding the values in your venous blood gas test (VBG), we will ...  Read Full »

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