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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 FREE Celiac.com email alerts   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) 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 Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.

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Hello!  Quick question, hopefully ;)  I have not been diagnosed with DH, but am very suspicious of it.  Started with a strange rash, went gluten free and rash went away.  Went back to eating gluten and it came back and I have had new bumps each day since going back to eating gluten.  I had one cluster that I recently posted pics of which was far more severe than any others have been.  I am still eating gluten but over the last few days really haven't noticed anything new.  Does this happen with DH?  Can you break out with new bumps every day for over a month and then stop for a few days, weeks, etc?

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squirmingitch    494

The short answer is yes. But there are many rashes associated with celiac disease &/or gluten/wheat. People can be allergic to wheat & at the same time be celiac.

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squirmingitch    494

I will add that with dh you can be eating gluten & completely clear up -- totally -- for maybe months at the time but with dh ..... ONE DAY it will break out like crazy & not go away.

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I will add that with dh you can be eating gluten & completely clear up -- totally -- for maybe months at the time but with dh ..... ONE DAY it will break out like crazy & not go away.

Thank you so much!  One thing I have noticed is that though I haven't really gotten anything new the last few days, the spots that are starting to heal keep getting inflamed again.  I also think ibuprofen may have been a trigger for the more severe outbreak as I was taking it every 6 hours or so for a few days.

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squirmingitch    494

Yup, Ibuprofen will do it -- it does it to me. They will do that....start to heal & then get inflamed again. Stuff has a mind of it's own. :angry:  :angry:  :ph34r:

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