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Hello, I wrote Oil of Olay after using their Hypoallergenic body wash. I did discover it had gluten. They informed me that they didn't see causing a problem for celiac disease because you would have to ingest it. All I know is that it left me with a horrible itchy rash. I don't bother using their body wash after that. It is possible the formulation has changed in the last year, but I won't use it anymore.

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Hello, I wrote Oil of Olay after using their Hypoallergenic body wash. I did discover it had gluten. They informed me that they didn't see causing a problem for celiac disease because you would have to ingest it. All I know is that it left me with a horrible itchy rash. I don't bother using their body wash after that. It is possible the formulation has changed in the last year, but I won't use it anymore.

I'm more concerned with their bars of soap. How did you find out the body wash had gluten.

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The ingredients in the label. I believe that I have DH. I had horrible itching for almost a year. When I wrote them, they replied it shouldn't matter since I wasn't eating it. I am not sure about their bar soap. You could call or email them to find out. Wendy

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When I contacted them a while ago they told me the only gluten-free products they have are the unscented lotion for sensitive skin. I didn't ask about the bar soap but if it has a fragrance it most likely is not safe. I usually won't use any products by any company that tells me since I don't eat it, it is safe. I don't feel they will actually give me a correct answer.

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When I contacted them a while ago they told me the only gluten-free products they have are the unscented lotion for sensitive skin. I didn't ask about the bar soap but if it has a fragrance it most likely is not safe. I usually won't use any products by any company that tells me since I don't eat it, it is safe. I don't feel they will actually give me a correct answer.

Because something has fragrance automatically puts it into the not safe mode? Explain please?

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Because something has fragrance automatically puts it into the not safe mode? Explain please?

Many companies don't know exactly what is in the fragrances and the vehicle or other chemical components for them can be derived from a gluten grain oil or alcohol.

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When I contacted them a while ago they told me the only gluten-free products they have are the unscented lotion for sensitive skin. I didn't ask about the bar soap but if it has a fragrance it most likely is not safe. I usually won't use any products by any company that tells me since I don't eat it, it is safe. I don't feel they will actually give me a correct answer.

This almost the same response I got from L'Oreal last year when I called them about a body lotion. They said that the fragrances could contain gluten.

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@Alaskaguy With regard to the timing, I think that everyone is a bit different! I used to have a shorter time to onset when I was first diagnosed (within 24h). As time has gone on, and I've glutened myself less and less, I have noticed that the time gets a bit longer.  Recent history seems to matter a bit too - if I've been glutened recently and then get glutened again, the rash will show up faster on the second round. For example, in the last 3 weeks I got slightly glutened by inadvertent
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