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Has anyone noticed that citrus aggravates their DH?

I've recently had a relapse of my DH that corresponds to a period where I ate a lot of citrus (it's cheap at this time of year).

Lately I've cut back and the DH is better, but it may just be a coincidence.

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I wonder too. Thanks for asking. My sores are flaring too. Been using lemon in water and lemon instead of salt. :blink:

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i havent noticed it aggravating mine- HOWEVER- i only partake in lemons or lemonade. because im a believer in a certain diet (and because it always made me throwup in the past)- i always abstain from oranges & orange juice. so i cant help u there.

the acidity in orange juice could be aggravating your stomach & pissin off your antibodies- but im really just guessing.

*ALSO- i did just read something recently about how they will add weird stuff to the orange juice to give it more color - probably unidentifiable "natural flavors" (and im not trying to claim gluten- im just saying like weird preservatives)

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I stopped buying citris when I found out that most of them are coated. It is written on the box. That coating seems to get me.

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Has anyone noticed that citrus aggravates their DH?

I've recently had a relapse of my DH that corresponds to a period where I ate a lot of citrus (it's cheap at this time of year).

Lately I've cut back and the DH is better, but it may just be a coincidence.

No, citrus shouldn't affect your DH.. You may have inadverdently gotten glutened at the same time.

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My daughter's Chiropractor says that citrus fruits, pineapple and tomato are the worst things for her skin :-( but he wasn't treating her for Celiac so this may not help you.

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ps- i eat tomatoes, tomato paste, and bolognese ALL THE TIME, it had no effect on my DH in the past. i recently got the itch again on my stomach after what i believe was a glutening from PF CHANGS 3 weeks ago- and ive had a ton of citrus- it has not aggravated the DH at all. just my experience

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