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BabsCanada

Member Since 08 Feb 2004
Offline Last Active Feb 09 2004 05:10 AM
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Eczema

08 February 2004 - 09:57 AM

New to the board and not as well-educated as I should be!!

I saw a post where the writer referred to eczema as one of the reasons she suspected a child/family was suffering with celiac.

Is eczema related to celiac disease?

I've been tested for celiac (in about 1995) and got a negative result.

I do have some moderate stomach / bowel troubles, I am insulin-dependant diabetic, and I am at present covered head to toe with eczema. I've been treating it for about 6 months with various prescription creams, all hydrocortizone. It is only getting worse (although eczema has always been a problem for me in winter)

My dad is celiac, since 1995 (which was why I got tested). My mom and only sibling are also celiac. I was quite pleased in 1995! when I escaped the diagnosis (figuring being diabetic was enough), but now when I see eczema mentioned, I wonder.

Any input?