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Dermititis Herpaformis

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 05:18 PM

I was diagnosed with dermititis herpaformis by a skin biopsy and blood test was negative for celiac. I was told by my dr. to get on a gluten free diet. Does this mean I have celiac disease. Been off of gluten for a year and have lower abdominal pain when I eat spicy foods. Just swallowed the camera pill to see my small intestine and everything came back normal. So why the pain??
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Posted 22 January 2014 - 06:10 PM

If you are diagnosed with dh, you have been diagnosed with celiac disease.

If your stomach gets upset from eating spicy foods - peppers - you may gave a capsicum intolerance.
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Probable Endometriosis, in remission from childbirth since 2002.
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DH (and therefore Celiac) dx from ND
Responsive to iodine withdrawal for DH (see quote, above).

Genetic tests reveal half DQ2, half DQ8 - I'm a weird bird!

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