I first noticed my UP in about ‘99 – after numerous visits to the GPs I decided I would like them to refer me. I eventually saw a Dermatologist in March 2004, she biopsied me and couldn’t be certain what I had so I was then seen at the local hospital. After some discussion amongst
Kirsten and daughter Maya’s Story
Maya, who has had UP [urticaria pigmentosa] since about 3 months, is now doing really well at 11, she has recently been getting better and better. As I have often said to other parents – there was an improvement in Maria’s Masto from when she was 3 – 4 but it was then very gradual,
I am 49 years old and was diagnosed with Mastocytosis at the age of 16. I have extensive UP, covering most of my body except my face and I have some systemic symptoms – like enlarged liver and spleen. The only adverse side-effects I have is that I do have reactions to anything alcoholic (although
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