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Wheat/oat/barley/rye Fields


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#1 Carriefaith

 
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Posted 27 July 2004 - 08:24 AM

I get sick after I walk through fields containing grains that celiacs cannot have. I must injest/inhale some of the plant or something without noticing. Once I was so sick I could barely stand up. I have to walk though these fields once in a while for my work. (I can't exactley hold my breath beacuse I have to walk quite a distance and the plants are sometimes taller or the same size as me).

I was just wondering if anyone else has reacted to walking thorugh wheat/oats/barely/rye fields and what you do to avoid getting sick?
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Postitive tTg Blood Test, December 2003
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Posted 27 July 2004 - 08:29 AM

You might try wearing one of those surgical/allergy masks. That would limit anything you breathe in. Also try wearing long sleeve shirts and long pants/jeans. I would also maybe wear some cotton gloves. When you get home, take a shower!!

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