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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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8 months ago i started the diet.so far so good.but still i swell up when i am around any thing with wheat.be it shampoo or air freshener,there i am scatching,swelling,can't stand it . i use to get this smell of sawerness.my mother has celiac disease and she to smelt this way also.when we cut out the gluten,everything gluten,the smell went away. i don't know of any one on my mother side of the famlie having celiac disease,dh because she was adopted.there is no on my father's side that i know of with celiac disease or dh. our doctor told us everybody is different. but how many have it this bad?i gess thats why it's the camilen disease.

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I talked to a nutritionist about the DH, and she told me that there is something that deposits under the skin that causes it. For some reason it seems to get bad at first after going gluten free, then it gets better over time. I think she said it can take up to two years for the skin deposits to go away.

My personal experiences with DH were very mild looking. I use to get little bumps on my knees and elbows, and would itch on my scalp, and would also itch on my rump after sitting too long. My biggest problems were the feeling of

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If you're actually swelling up it sounds like you might also be allergic to wheat.

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Yes I am celiac!Can't stand it.Every thing WHEAT is of limets,but fun to look at however.In a book that is.I'm glad that I am not alone in this.Sheets bug me to and that prikely skin with crallllllll back,right on the money.

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