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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 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,

Boy am I glad I found you guys! I had mis-diagnosised Celiac for 30 years, but am learning to cope with it and learning that life can be grand if you aren't sick all the time.

I do seem to get a rash on my hands on a fairly regular basis, then it gradually disappears, of course I have tried all sorts of "remedies" and they all sort of help. Is there anything that will work better than corisone cream?

Thanks for your help,

Jo

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Hi M.Jo, I have the same wonderful rash on my hands also. It it very sore and my hands gets very swollen. I went to the derm and the told me I have palmoplant... psoriasis. I had to go to a couple of derms to get this diagnosis. So I have to put Ultravate (which is a prescription)on my hands twice daily as well smother my hands with vaseline and then put on white cotton gloves. Sounds pretty gross, but it has been helping.

I hope this helps you a little. ;)

Linda

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Hello, I have a suggestion for you, I am a cosmetologist and I also have celiacs. There is a product by a brand called Phyto called Phytopolleine, it is actually a scalp stimulant but I have numerous clients who use it for psoriasis and exzema i use it on my DH like rashes and it is very soothing and healing....it helps a lot I get the rash around my nose and mouth and I use that to treat it....you can look up the phyto brand online it is europeon but if you call the line they will tell you what salons in your area carry the product it is a bit pricey but lasts a long time and really helps!

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