I have always been fair skinned with lots of freckles so didn’t take much notice when on holiday in an extremely hot Corfu in 1986 (aged 23), lots more “freckles” appeared at the tops of my legs. They stayed the same until pregnancy in my early 30’s. Shortly after my first child was born, severe
Jessica and son Austin’s Story
My son Austin (21 months) was diagnosed with UP [urticaria pigmentosa], I noticed red/brown patches on his back from about 6 weeks old and mentioned it to my health visitor – she told me it was eczema; I then spoke to a GP and they said the same, so I left it. I then took
I was initially diagnosed with UP [urticaria pigmentosa] in 1987 at the age of 42. We had been on a hot holiday to Greece and I had rashes on my legs that did not disappear. My GP referred me to a dermatologist, who gave the diagnosis of UP after a biopsy of one of the
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