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Celiac rash? What does it look like?

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Hi, I was wondering if someone could describe to me what the DH rash looks like? 

I've noticed a slight rash on my upper arms but they just look like slight raised bumps and some of them look like acne/pimple rashes with the little pimple discharges inside. Not sure if this is what DH is supposed to look like. My upper arms are a little itchy but it's nothing bright red or anything. Honestly, I had to look to see the raised bumps and feel the acne/pimple rash. 

Any advice or tips would be great!

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DH has been described as the rash from Hell as the itching is relentless.  Celiac disease can cause different rashes, but not as severe.  Sounds like (but I can not diagnose you over the internet and I am not a doctor) Keratosis Pilaris.  Very common.  Not to worry.  

https://www.aad.org/public/diseases/bumps-and-growths/keratosis-pilaris

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16 minutes ago, cyclinglady said:

DH has been described as the rash from Hell as the itching is relentless.  Celiac disease can cause different rashes, but not as severe.  Sounds like (but I can not diagnose you over the internet and I am not a doctor) Keratosis Pilaris.  Very common.  Not to worry.  

https://www.aad.org/public/diseases/bumps-and-growths/keratosis-pilaris

As I told my own kid this morning (who was reading a newly arrived National Geographic) -- hit the books!  ?

I looked up images and what I have on my arms looks very similar to it! Thank you!

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Until this year I got bumps on my upper arms. They went away when I switched from Aveeno daily moisturizer to Jergens unscented. Cleared up in one month. Had nothing to do with gluten.

 

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