Jump to content

Follow Us:  Twitter Facebook RSS Feed            




   arrowShare this page:
   

   Get email alerts  Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts

 
Ads by Google:
Celiac.com Sponsor:                                    


Photo
- - - - -

Kissing...does This Happen To Anyone Else?


  • Please log in to reply

18 replies to this topic

#1 kristenloeh

 
kristenloeh

    Advanced Community Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 140 posts
 

Posted 20 March 2013 - 08:52 AM

It's so annoying! When I go on a date and/or kiss someone who has ingested gluten (even if they drank beer), my lips end up getting horribly chapped, dry, crack, peel and get canker soars for weeks! Does this happen to anyone else, or am I alone on this one? 


  • 0

Diagnosed Celiac 04.2012
Gluten-Free 04.2012

 

Diagnosed Pituitary Prolactinoma 12.2012

Low Cortisol/Possible Addison's Disease 02.2013

 

Maybe one day I will feel "normal" again. <3


Celiac.com Sponsor:

#2 shadowicewolf

 
shadowicewolf

    Advanced Community Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,758 posts
 

Posted 20 March 2013 - 08:59 AM

Did they brush their teeth before they kissed you? CC issue there :(


  • 0

#3 kristenloeh

 
kristenloeh

    Advanced Community Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 140 posts
 

Posted 20 March 2013 - 09:08 AM

No, and I figured so, but you don't really carry a toothbrush on a date and sometimes the moment is just there and you end up kissing. It would be rather odd if I told everyone I went on a date with/hook up with to make sure they bring a toothbrush and tooth paste to the date just in case they get lucky enough to kiss me, haha. :P


  • 0

Diagnosed Celiac 04.2012
Gluten-Free 04.2012

 

Diagnosed Pituitary Prolactinoma 12.2012

Low Cortisol/Possible Addison's Disease 02.2013

 

Maybe one day I will feel "normal" again. <3


#4 VeggieGal

 
VeggieGal

    Advanced Community Member

  • Moderators
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 369 posts
 

Posted 20 March 2013 - 10:03 AM

rofl :) ..yep it would kinda kill the moment! im in same predicament but look on the bright side, at least we have a good excuse for asking them to keep good dental hygeine without them feeling we were nit-picking at em personally !!
  • 0
Celiac.com - Celiac Disease Board Moderator

#5 EmiPark210

 
EmiPark210

    Advanced Community Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 104 posts
 

Posted 20 March 2013 - 11:07 AM

That could explain the years of horribly chapped lips!! But I've got my boyfriend trained that if he doesn't wash up after eating gluten, no good bye kisses. It's kinda sad sometimes, but getting sick from a snog is worse!


  • 0

IBS Diagnosis: 2010

Celiac blood results: 2/21/13 Positive

Biopsy: 4/19/13 - visually positive, 4/23/13 - positive


#6 Pegleg84

 
Pegleg84

    Advanced Community Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 610 posts
 

Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:25 PM

I'm getting better at enforcing my no kissing after gluten rule. I can't say I've ever gotten glutened, but it's worth being careful. Of course, he makes just as much of a fuss if I've been eating meat, so it evens out. Stick to the cheek until teeths have been brushed.

If your (potential) significant other can't handle it, then it's probably not going to work out.

(My lips are also ridiculously dry lately, but I put that up more to it being winter and dry in general)


  • 0

~ Be a light unto yourself. ~ - The Buddha

- Gluten-free since March 2009 (not officially diagnosed, but most likely Celiac). Symptoms have greatly improved or disappeared since.
- Soy intolerant. Dairy free (likely casein intolerant). Problems with eggs, quinoa, brown rice

- mild gastritis seen on endoscopy Oct 2012. Not sure if healed or not.
- Family members with Celiac: Mother, sister, aunt on mother's side, aunt and uncle on father's side, more being diagnosed every year.


#7 pretty in paleo

 
pretty in paleo

    Community Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 57 posts
 

Posted 20 March 2013 - 04:29 PM

hmmm that only happened once to me with my boyfriend! So Just avoid French kissing lol.


  • 0

#8 shadowicewolf

 
shadowicewolf

    Advanced Community Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,758 posts
 

Posted 20 March 2013 - 04:58 PM

hmmm that only happened once to me with my boyfriend! So Just avoid French kissing lol.

Not enough, i'm afraid :(


  • 0

#9 JNBunnie1

 
JNBunnie1

    Advanced Community Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,326 posts
 

Posted 20 March 2013 - 06:48 PM

I've always been really uptight about no gluten kissyface. I'm just now

starting a new relationship, and made it very clear upfront about the need

for toothbrushing (and beard washing :D ) and he was fine with it. The

gluten thing has definitely kept me from being as free with my kisses as I

might like to be, but I just am not willing to risk it. Nothing with gluten on

it goes in or near my mouth, and that includes someone else's mouth. If

they're all gluteny they can kiss my neck, I like that fine! ;)


  • 0
If you're going through hell, keep going. ~Winston Churchill

#10 kristenloeh

 
kristenloeh

    Advanced Community Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 140 posts
 

Posted 21 March 2013 - 07:46 AM

I wish I had the will power to say no, lol. When I had a BF I made sure he brushed before we kissed, but being single and just being in the moment, I just don't have to will power of telling the guy "no" when I really just want to maul them. Haha!


  • 0

Diagnosed Celiac 04.2012
Gluten-Free 04.2012

 

Diagnosed Pituitary Prolactinoma 12.2012

Low Cortisol/Possible Addison's Disease 02.2013

 

Maybe one day I will feel "normal" again. <3


#11 JNBunnie1

 
JNBunnie1

    Advanced Community Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,326 posts
 

Posted 21 March 2013 - 11:03 AM

I suppose you could always go and brush yourself, after. Although, to be

honest, I did just fine 'mauling' my new guy without having to kiss him...

on the mouth. :D


  • 0
If you're going through hell, keep going. ~Winston Churchill

#12 Adalaide

 
Adalaide

    It needs to be about 20% cooler.

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,441 posts
 

Posted 21 March 2013 - 12:19 PM

I know it isn't brush brushing, but you could carry those Wisp thingers (if they are gluten free) and offer him one after a meal out and you both go use one. I may seem a little presumptive but at some point the gluten thing will come up and and can just be very matter of fact, no big deal about it and you're prepped and ready to go make kissy faces.


  • 0

"You don't look sick or anything"

"Well you don't look stupid, looks can be deceiving."

 

Celiac DX Dec 2012

CRPS DX March 2014


#13 Takala

 
Takala

    Advanced Community Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,555 posts
 

Posted 21 March 2013 - 01:56 PM

Hmmm.  Maybe hang out in wine bars or go to wine tastings ? 


  • 0

#14 charlotte-hall

 
charlotte-hall

    New Community Member

  • Advanced Members
  • Pip
  • 23 posts
 

Posted 22 March 2013 - 10:38 AM

My boyfriend avoids eating gluten at least 8 hours before we see each other because I've been glutened before due to that:-(
  • 0

16 year old female. Been diagnosed December 2011. Currently being gluten free and also not eating Gluten free oats.


#15 Lsher102

 
Lsher102

    New Community Member

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 3 posts
 

Posted 22 March 2013 - 11:23 AM

No you are not alone. My hsuband of 33 years mostly can only kiss me on the cheek if he has eaten gluten. Which he does everyday.

Sadly even if your partner brushes teeth and uses mouthwash a night of romance will make you sick.

It is very annoying!!

It's so annoying! When I go on a date and/or kiss someone who has ingested gluten (even if they drank beer), my lips end up getting horribly chapped, dry, crack, peel and get canker soars for weeks! Does this happen to anyone else, or am I alone on this one? 


  • 0




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

Celiac.com Sponsors: