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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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When I was a teen I found my first raised red dot on my skin. My mother told me that it meant I constipated too often. I have many of these dots on my body now. I asked my Doctor and he told me that was an old wives tale but he couldn't tell me what they actually are. They never ever go away. My question is are they related to Celiac disease? Anyone else have them or even know what I'm talking about? What are they called?

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I'm surprised a doctor wouldn't know what these dots are......here's my no degree doctor's best choice..... cherry hemangiomas, most often non cancererous....there are also spider angiomas' as well.....

I have them & lots of them, they do sometimes bleed if you cut one while leg shaving....Mine are on my legs but mostly the torso.....

http://byebyedoctor.com/cherry-angioma/

hope this helps...

mamaw

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I had a few of these show up on my tummy earlier this year, right around the time all my other symptoms came down in a big way. I figured they were that cherry thingie too. :)

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Thank you! I do believe that is it. :)

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It might be a mild case of leukocytoclastic vasculitis. But you should get it checked out to make sure.

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Has anyone found anything out about this? I have started noticing these lately as well. My primary care doctor shrugged it off as some kind of dermatitis. I would have been okay with that had the internet not scared me with all kinds of things. 

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