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Grace's mom

Member Since 20 Sep 2012
Offline Last Active Sep 21 2012 01:15 PM

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Daughter Dxd Dh Celiac, Went gluten-free, But Dh Persists

20 September 2012 - 06:37 PM

My daughter who is 9 was diagnosed with dh form of celiac a month and a half ago. When she was diagnosed she had severe dh patches on her arms, knees, shoulders, neck and face. She has been 100% gluten-free for a month and a half. While the dh areas are better in most places, the areas on her arms are still bad, though not as bad. New lesions are still forming. How long will it take for this to stop? It is still very itchy for her and she scratches til it bleeds and we have had persistent staph issues when the open lesions are exposed. Thank you.