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Is there a link between hypothyroidism and MCAS?

Discussion in 'Mast Cell Disorders/Mastocytosis' started by ebethc, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. ebethc

    ebethc Senior Member

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    Thanks
     
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    Gingergrrl Senior Member

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    I do not know if there is a link but I have both (with both under control w/treatment).
     
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    I also have both, but don't know anything about whether this is common. Thyroid was the first of my systems to crash, when I was 13.
     
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    Lyme disease can attack the thyroid and cause MCAS so that is one possible link. I have MCAS but not hypothyroidism, although my mother has Hashimotos. My thyroid levels have been on the edge of suspect at times and I tried thyroid meds for subclinical hypothyroidism but the meds just made me ill.
     
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    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6411454
     
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    Gondwanaland Senior Member

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    @ebethc have you looked into sulfite/phenol sensitivity?
     
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    Nope... sulphites are in wine; don't know anything about phenols
     
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    @liverock thanks! That really confirms my suspicion
     

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