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Dermatitis Even If Going Gluten Free?

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I developed an itchy rash on my right abdomen. It has the hallmarks of DH meaning there was first an unbearable itch then it came. My question is I have been doing my best to go gluten free already and I wonder why this came?  It happened yesterday Wednesday. Im planning to have it biopsied this coming Saturday. Will it still show positive even if a few days has elapsed? The itch is quite gone now. 

 

Thanks! Anyone had similar experience? 

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Make sure the area BESIDE the rash is biopsied and not the actual rash itself.  The autoantibodies are found beside the rash.  

 

I've had what I thought was dh flare up on me when I'd been gluten-free for quite some time. I'm still not sure if that was it.  I imagine that dh could still crop up in the first few month gluten-free since most people's bodies are still making the autoantibodies (it usually does not stop immediately). i'm not a dh expert at all though.  Try posting your questions about dh in the dh forum if yopu do not get more help.

 

Good luck.

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