Invest in ME Conference 12: First Class in Every Way
OverTheHills wraps up our series of articles on this year's 12th Invest in ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London with some reflections on her experience as a patient attending the conference for the first time.
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What to avoid before testing? How to cope?

Discussion in 'Mast Cell Disorders/Mastocytosis' started by Horizon, Dec 11, 2016.

  1. Horizon

    Horizon Senior Member

    Are there any medications or supplements to avoid prior to blood/urine testing for MCAD? How long should we both off of these? My Doctor said 2 days off of my anti-histamine.

    Secondly, how do we cope during these days before, I am going to go nuts from itching and hives, anything I can do to calm it without affecting results of the test? Am I at a greater risk of anaphylaxis being off my anti-histamine?

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