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Has Any One Dry Patches Or Eczema On Their Finger Joint?

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I just saw a frind of mine has some dry patch on her finger joints ,she is really worried,can this be related to celiac disease? thanks

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Elisabeth--Does your friend have any other symptoms that might make you think she could be Celiac? Dry skin on the fingers, alone, would make me think that maybe dry air, skin irritations or possibly (if it also itches) eczema could be the culprit. Especially this time of year, if you are in a cold climate and have the heat on, skin irritations are common. If she has anything else going on, let us know!

P.S.--Sorry I spelled your name wrong Elisabet :)

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Elisabeth--Does your friend have any other symptoms that might make you think she could be Celiac? Dry skin on the fingers, alone, would make me think that maybe dry air, skin irritations or possibly (if it also itches) eczema could be the culprit. Especially this time of year, if you are in a cold climate and have the heat on, skin irritations are common. If she has anything else going on, let us know!

P.S.--Sorry I spelled your name wrong Elisabet :)

Yes she has some thyroide issue,always cold hands and feet,and constipation,she read a lot about celiac disease,recently and considering a gluten-free diet,She had some blood tests which came back negative.

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Since she's already had blood tests, she may want to give gluten free a try. Lucky her--to have you as a coach! (of course, if she is considering a biopsy, she should hold off until after).

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