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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Hey, so on completely gluten free diet and really trying hard to avoid CC. I have seen my girlfriend twice this week and both times i feel gluten-ed after a short time with her. Is her makeup or any of her products really affecting me? I got the name of all her products and have been searching them havnt found any answers though im sure her mascara and maybe powder has gluten but would this affect me?? thx

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Hey, so on completely gluten free diet and really trying hard to avoid CC. I have seen my girlfriend twice this week and both times i feel gluten-ed after a short time with her. Is her makeup or any of her products really affecting me? I got the name of all her products and have been searching them havnt found any answers though im sure her mascara and maybe powder has gluten but would this affect me?? thx

Could it be that she's kissing you right after eating gluten? That could do it.

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I think this may have been been the case last week when she had a packet of quavers think i spelt that wrong, anyway crisp that had gluten in them. So what about the make up? Ive basically made her check everything she wears and told her to change it if it has gluten. Do we not think it on my face would cause a reaction? Thx for your replys

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Also had her eating gluten free bread today, dont think she signed up for this lol

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Any makeup you might ingest. Lipstick might be a concern. You would get it on your mouth. Mascara shouldn't make a difference unless you chew on her eyelashes. :o

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Any makeup you might ingest. Lipstick might be a concern. You would get it on your mouth. Mascara shouldn't make a difference unless you chew on her eyelashes. :o

Yeah i tried to find the ingredients online for her lip gloss, didn't happen. Haha i dont intend to do that, although in saying that when your involved in partner activities surly its possibly you do get there eye make up and powder etc in your mouth you not think.

Any1 else exp reactions from their partner?

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Yeah i tried to find the ingredients online for her lip gloss, didn't happen. Haha i dont intend to do that, although in saying that when your involved in partner activities surly its possibly you do get there eye make up and powder etc in your mouth you not think.

Any1 else exp reactions from their partner?

Well, I expect "reactions" from him, but they do not involve gluten. ;)

The minuscule amount of wheat that may possibly (read as : remotely) be in a fleck of mascara or eye makeup would not concern me or my hubs at all.

Lipstick is the biggest concern for gluten CC in makeup.

And the people who live with WEs and swap spit regularly say BRUSH YOUR TEETH before smooching.

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I am sure this is what is happening.

I (briefly) dated a guy in high school who had an anaphalactic allergy to dairy. Literally, if we kissed soon after I ate dairy he was in BIG trouble.

It sounds to me like you are very careful on your own, but if you are THAT sensitive you must be coming in contact with it somewhere.

Anything put on our skin hits our bloodstream in 30 seconds.

It sounds like it is time for a real heart to heart with her to explain the seriousness of your condition and teach her how to be more cautious for your protection.

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Anything put on our skin hits our bloodstream in 30 seconds.

This is not true. If this were true everything we touched would go into our bodies. There are a very few things that are small enough to go through skin. An example is a nicotine patch which is specially made to be small enought to go through. But not the whole patch, just some cells on the patch.

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Anything put on our skin hits our bloodstream in 30 seconds.

Not sure where you read that information, but I do not think that is quite true, hon.

If this were the case, we'd be soaking up any number of high levels of chemicals, etc.when taking showers, swimming in pools, splashing paint or gasoline on ourselves accidentally or swimming in the ocean.

And I could probably rub a loaf of Wonderbread on my legs and nothing would happen to me as I do not have a wheat allergy in addition to celiac and it would not somehow get into my blood..

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And I could probably rub a loaf of Wonderbread on my legs and nothing would happen to me as I do not have a wheat allergy in addition to celiac and it would not somehow get into my blood..

I can just see IrishHeart with her loaf of Wonderbread too......oh, the images this brings to mind! :P

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I can just see IrishHeart with her loaf of Wonderbread too......oh, the images this brings to mind! :P

yer just a silly pants! (now this just sounds like bad" gluten porn" ! :lol: )

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I can just see IrishHeart with her loaf of Wonderbread too......oh, the images this brings to mind! :P

I hear she has her hub's rub his legs with Wonderbread... kinky! :D

Gotta agree with the things not soaking into skin. Some things may do that, but for the most part we don't have a big problem there with everyday items.

Deals88, is it possible you are reacting to a perfume? Some people are sensitive to odors. like perfumes.

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