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red bumps that sting and itch breakout all over my body when

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red bumps that sting and itch breakout all over my body when I get hot either by excersise or working in the sun. The red bumps go away when I cool down after an hour or so.

Mysticdoc :

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Mysticdoc :

Hi there,


I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.


I am here to help you with your concerns.

Mysticdoc :

You are suffering from heat intolerance.

Mysticdoc :

However there can be underlying conditions.

Mysticdoc :

Excess red blood cells like polycythemia vera can cause this.

Mysticdoc :

Urticaria is a more common benign condition.

Mysticdoc :

Mastocytosis or mast cell malignancy is another less common possibility.

Mysticdoc :

complete blood count with differential should be checked.

Customer:

This started about 3 years ago, will it ever go away?

Mysticdoc :

That is a good concern.

Mysticdoc :

I will suggest you to get a blood count with differential.

Customer:

Is there a number in the blood count that I should look for?

Mysticdoc :

Yes red blood cell and white cell count.

Mysticdoc :

In the white cell count, eosinophil count should be paid attention to.

Customer:

Okay I will do this...Thank you

Mysticdoc :

and I will suggest you to see an allergy specialist.

Customer:

Okay

Mysticdoc :

Anti histamines like loratadine and ranitidine can be used together to combat the symptoms.

Customer:

Okay Thank you

Mysticdoc :

very welcome

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