After I had posted my brief findings of the cold medicines we were taking a fellow masto mom contacted me about a post on facebook I made about milk, it totally continued to us talking about our kiddos. She directed me to mastokids.org to a list with Common Mast Cell Degranulation Triggers.
As stated in my earlier post I was giving him over the counter cold medicine for his little cough at night and other yucky congested symptoms. That's when I read that Dextromethorphan: found in cough suppressant medications is a possible trigger. Great. So no more cough suppressants at all even without alcohol.
Another thing I noticed that may have been causing our breakouts all week was Thiamine (vitamin B6): found in vitamin supplements. I have been giving him those gummy multi vitamins daily and pretty regularly the same week I noticed frequent breakouts. Since I've found this info I've stopped giving them to him and the breakouts have decreased greatly. I'm not sure if there's a vitamin supplement out there without that vitamin but if I find out I'll certainly make a blog post about it.
I'm adding screenshots of the triggers to avoid so that I can pin them to my Mastocytosis Board on Pinterest.