Jump to content
  • Sign Up
  • Join Our Community!

    Do you have questions about celiac disease or the gluten-free diet?

Joyous

Acne Vs. Dermatitis Herpetiformis

Rate this topic

Your experience with break outs.  

19 members have voted

  1. 1. Do you or have you had adult acne?

    • I have had adult acne.
      6
    • I have had pretty serious/significant adult acne.
      1
    • I also get (got) acne on my back/chest/other.
      6
    • I have not experienced any problems adult acne.
      2
    • I know I have (or have had) Dermatitis Herpetiformis.
      3
    • I have (or have had) Dermatitis Herpetiformis (diagnosed by a doctor) that I had once thought was just acne.
      1
  2. 2. Has it cleared up?

    • My acne cleared up almost entirely after I was gluten free, and I have been gluten free for over a month.
      5
    • My acne cleared up almost entirely after I was gluten free, and I have been gluten free for less than a month.
      0
    • My acne did not clear up after I was gluten free, and I have been gluten free for over a month.
      9
    • My acne did not clear up after I was gluten free, and I have been gluten free for less than a month.
      0
    • I am not yet gluten free.
      1
    • NA
      4
  3. 3. Did you try any treatments for adult acne?

    • Over the counter products, and they didn't seem to help much.
      9
    • Over the counter products, and they worked.
      4
    • I saw a dermatologist for adult acne.
      5
    • I tried topical prescription medication(s) for acne and they did not seem to help much.
      6
    • I tried topical prescription medication(s) for acne, and it/they worked.
      0
    • I tried oral medication(s) for acne, and it/they did not seem to help much.
      3
    • I tried oral medication(s) for acne, and it/they worked.
      2
    • I tried herbal or home remedies, and they didn't seem to help much.
      5
    • I tried herbal or home remedies, and it/they worked.
      1
    • NA
      5


Recommended Posts

I'm wondering if it's possible that what a lot of people believe to be acne is sometimes actually mild Dermatitis Herpetiformis.

Please note that the last question is multiple choice.

Thanks!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It's hard to guess if going gluten-free has helped my acne. I don't get it as bad during the winter - I'll know come summer if the diet is helping my acne.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My acne cleared up a lot for the first year I was gluten free. It came back with a vengeance, and it's been bothering me for the last year. It's really itchy too. I think I may have another food allergy that is causing it, because my allergies in general have been insane over the last 6 months. (Going to the allergist this week.)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Top Posters +

  • Upcoming Events

    • March 20, 2019 04:00 PM Until 08:00 AM
      0  
       
       
       
      Celiac Emotional Healing Support Group
       
       
       
      Again you are invited to join Johnny Patout, LCSW for Baton Rouge's first emotional healing support group meeting to assist those living with celiac disease manage the emotional challenges so many of us face. Most often the emotional disturbances include depression, disinterest in normal activities, insomnia, grief, mood changes, anxiety, inability to concentrate, extreme concern about managing a gluten-free lifestyle and other emotional and behavioral challenges.
       
      The professionals at Jamestown Avenue Counseling Center created the emotional healing support group to give us a safe place to begin to process our emotions and support each other as we heal emotionally while managing celiac disease and the resulting autoimmune disorders.
       
      The emotional healing support group meets every Thursday, 6:00-7:00pm, at the Jamestown Avenue Counseling Center of Baton Rouge. Jamestown Avenue Counseling Center is located at 4637 Jamestown Avenue, Baton Rouge, Suite B-1. Suite B-1 is upstairs.
       
      The support group is free and open everyone managing celiac disease. For more information: emotionalhealingforceliacs@hotmail.com
    • March 24, 2019 Until March 27, 2019
      0  
      NEW ORLEANS GOURMET GLUTEN-FREE mini GETAWAY    March 24 ~ 27, 2019   We have arranged a fun and Gluten-free food filled mini in the city known for it's food and fun.  We have arranged to eat many of the famous dishes that aren't usually Gluten-free at a few of the World Renown restaurants.   Staying at the Royal Sonesta Hotel on Bourbon Street in the center of the French Quarter, you'll be able to enjoy the ambiance of the city at all hours.   Our itinerary will include a Luxury Coach tour of the city and surrounding area - Admission to The National World War II Museum, including the Tom Hanks" 4D film "Beyond All Boundaries" - an exciting Airboat ride and tour through the Bayou.      This it the 3rd time we have visited New Orleans and it has always been well attended, so join us even if you've been there before.  Check out our website for the complete itinerary and cost.    Due to contractual obligations we must have 20 participants by October 31, 2018 to make this a go.      If you have any questions just give us a call at 410-939-3218.  Bob & Ruth info@bobandruths.com (410) 939-3218
    • March 30, 2019 Until March 31, 2019
      0  
      Nourished Festival is a family-friendly event with 10 locations across the US. Attendees will be able to sample food, health and beauty products, meet with companies, learn about the most current food lifestyles, receive coupons and attend educational sessions with industry experts. 
      Nourished Festival, managed by The Nourished Group and presented by Enjoy Life Foods, is the largest gluten-free, allergy-friendly and specialty diet event in the US, with 10 locations including.
      ABOUT THE NOURISHED FESTIVALS
      Managed by The Nourished Group, formerly The Gluten Free Media Group, The Nourished Festivals are the largest and fastest growing special diet consumer events in the United States. Started in 2007, the events have expanded from one to ten cities throughout the country. The festivals cater to anyone looking to lead a healthier lifestyle or those who follow a specialty diet due to autoimmune conditions, food sensitivities, allergies or intolerances. Offerings including Paleo, Keto, Plant-Based, Gluten-Free, Allergen-Friendly and Nut-Free products. The events provide the opportunity for attendees to sample and purchase new products, receive coupons, meet with brand ambassadors and attend educational classes with industry experts. For more information, visit http://www.nourishedfestival.com 
       
  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
      86,780
    • Most Online
      4,125

    Newest Member
    Starets
    Joined
  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
      112,054
    • Total Posts
      956,606
  • Who's Online (See full list)

  • Forum Discussions

    The EMA test is the most expensive of the celiac blood tests because it is not machine run, but done by humans.  A lab mistake could have been made.  With negative genes, the rest of the panel and symptoms eliminated, chances are you do not have celiac disease, but you can always get retested in six months, if you have symptoms or think celiac disease could be an issue.   Making dietary changes can have adverse reactions to anyone.  Consuming too much of a good thing can easily make you sic
    Hey there ! hope all is well for you.  I’ve been struggling with all sorts of tenidinitis and vertigo issues so I haven’t been on the computer much, but I would love any advice if possible. I have been on a very strict gluten free diet for 6 or 7 months. Still have low iron and just got results back. Would love your opinion. I prepare all food myself except once where I was likely glutened. I am seeing haematologist next week, but I was wondering what you think. Parasites have been eliminat
I found this on celery allergy: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/food-allergy/symptoms-causes/syc-20355095  
  • Blog Entries

  • ×
    ×
    • Create New...