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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
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Then I would suggest wearing a mask while running your errands. See if this prevents a flare-up. Lots of folks wear one if they have the flu or a cold.
I do not have DH, but from what other members have posted, antibodies in the skin can take a long time to develop or will flare up for no reason at all. It can drive a DH sufferer crazy trying to pinpoint the gluten exposure. Read through the DH section of the forum. You might find some solutions.
Nightsky has some excellent advice! I have learned from my own personal experience that she is correct.
Gluten free is like a diabetic diet. The basis is the same. Gluten triggers celiac disease and carbs trigger insulin resistance. The spectrum of amounts and exposure varies for each individual. It is not "one size fits all" at least from my research.
For me, my glucose meter gives me a fast and easy-to-document picture of how I am processing carbohydrates. I wish there was a meter for gluten and how it impact me as an individual on a daily basis, but there is not one. I can only rely on a few blood tests ordered by my GI annually or when I am very ill.
Sorry to hear you have been getting these symptoms. I too had symptoms despite my strict diet. I agree with the above. First port of call
Eating out - I advise not doing this
Sharing a kitchen with people who eat gluten - I advise not doing this
Eating processed foods - if you are very sensitive then this could be problem
Eating grains and other foods that are often culprits for cross contamination - I advise not doing this
If you have are avoiding the above and have cut out oats then, yes I believe airborne could be worth considering. I would avoid farmland that has fresh cut wheat. I would also avoid industrial sized bakeries. Those two are the only issues I have had with airborne gluten.
I would advise seeing a doctor but they do vary in terms of how knowledgeable and helpful they are.
What sort of exposure do you reckon you are getting?