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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease?  Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes


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  1. Light Sensitivity

    Thank you so much for everyones views on this. Whether it is heat or sunlight like you all are mentioning does have us wondering but alas, does it matter? Heat or sun is pretty much the effector of his bumps becoming raised more in the summer. It's nice to see, although unfortunate for everyone to experience, the same sort of situation though. It has driven him nuts the past couple summers and he always asks the same question...is this caused by summer sun/heat? Now I can give him an answer. :-)
  2. Light Sensitivity

    I've done a lot of research for my husband who has undiagnosed DH. He's had it for the past 20 years but has been misdiagnosed and seems like the photos in the DH photo bank match perfectly. Anywho, I wanted to ask a question on his behalf as I have not seen this topic (although I have read many posts but not all). Does exposure to sunlight, wearing sleeveless shirts, worsen the blisters or itchiness? My husband says whenever he is in direct sunlight for too long he starts itching more, blisters appear or become more raised, etc. Your input is greatly appreciated. Thanks! -Jennifer