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  1. Probably not. IF I had also lost some weight during those months... I'm sure I would have stuck to it. But it's not an easy diet to follow and when I didn't see results of any kind, I gave it up.
  2. I happened to stumble back onto this thread when doing a search on google. I'm amazed at how many people have this disease! Since my original post in 2007, I've been diagnosed with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (Autoimmune Hypothyroidism). I'm sure that I had it for many years prior to being diagnosed...
  3. Gosh, that isn't what I wanted to hear. I had hoped the gluten-free lifestyle would make the GA go away, but maybe it is what has kept yours down to just one spot?? I've never had it to the extent of some of the people I have talked to - mine tends to show up on bony areas such as my hands and feet...
  4. Hi Corinne, A good dermatologist could probably diagnose you pretty quickly. If you don't mind the idea of a biopsy it could confirm it and if it is Granuloma Annulare - it sometimes goes away after the biopsy for some unknown reason.
  5. I have a lot of facial redness too, not the heat though. I never go anywhere without a good layer of foundation on as a cover up. Interesting about the mercury too. My Dad used to bring home little vials of Mercury from his work for my brother and me to play with back in the 60's and early ...
  6. It's a rare skin disease, no cure, non- itchy (usually) - just ugly. Looks a LOT like ringworm (doctors will often misdiagnosis as ringworm). Little kids often get it and it'll go away. Adults can have it a long time. I've had it about 30 years now. There are many variants of the disease - big circles...