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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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First Cold Sore When I Went Off Gluten
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Hi,

I'm brand new here!

I'm going through the testing process to find out whether I have celiac or not, but if it's not that, I have a non-celiac gluten intolerance. I went off gluten a little over a month ago as an experiment to ease my migraines, and it worked.

The problem is, I've had a massive cold sore on my lip since almost the same time. I wanted to find out if anyone else has had the onset of cold sores after going OFF gluten...

Thanks so much.

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