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Histamine Reaction
LSD & Mushrooms
by Shade
Citation:   Shade. "Histamine Reaction: An Experience with LSD & Mushrooms (exp95720)". Erowid.org. Mar 25, 2017. erowid.org/exp/95720

2 hits oral LSD (blotter / tab)


I can't find any info anywhere to help me out with reoccurring symptoms with LSD as well as psilocybin.

To give an idea, no other substances have been mixed beforehand and water/food is plenty, especially the last few times the symptoms were experienced.

Brief explanation of symptoms:

Runny nose (usually down throat instead of of external)
Watery eyes (steady streams)
Paralyzing/numbing sensation on right side of face - usually starting at sinuses, continuing throughout the cheek down to underneath the jaw line to underneath the ear lobe and throughout the right side of neck.
Skin sagging (seeming to be loosening of tissues - skin tautness is almost none existent, very stretchy skin)
Grey tone of skin
Skin touch sensitivity almost non-existent, seems numb all over
Drying of skin (regardless of how much water intake: 40oz - 1gal)
Muscle displacement (biceps higher or lower or in a bunch compared to normal placement)
Bloating in the higher abdominal area, diaphragm/stomach area
Slight diarrhea (though no signs of nausea or dizziness or general sick stomach)
Blemishes that are normally skin tone become red and much more apparent than normal daily appearance.
Lips become darker (almost as if veins/capillaries are shown through the lip tissue)
Hives from normal skin allergies flare up much more than everyday symptoms (couple different types of existing Urticaria - pressure, sweat, and metal allergies)
These symptoms last from 3-5 hours

Research done last night found that both LSD and psilocybin cause histamine release. There are already significant sensitivities to histamine release in my body normally which leads to believe that this is the issue but there is absolutely no clear defined info to be found to counteract the symptoms caused with LSD and psilocybin in the system.

At first experience with these symptoms, water was taken to hopefully relieve a possible dehydration issue. This is definitely not the issue considering how much water was used to counteract at last experience.

tl;dr: Possible histamine reaction to both LSD and psilocybin (in different settings, months apart). This is not a dehydration issue.

Exp Year: 2012ExpID: 95720
Gender: Female 
Age at time of experience: 23 
Published: Mar 25, 2017Views: 2,136
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