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  1. Our son's skin got better briefly too, then got bad again. I am hitting my head against the wall, have checked everything he ingests. Our doctor said it will just take awhile for his skin to heal (6 months or more). But poor little buddy! He looks AWFUL today. I have to say his skin seems to...
  2. Is the tetracycline something you take constantly? I'm not sure I want to put him on that. Will his itching subside eventually the longer he's off of gluten? Or are we going to have to deal with this even after being gluten free for a long time? Regarding the sunlight, I don't know what to...
  3. We've currently got him on benedry. We've tried Zyrtec, Claritan and Allegra and it seems like they don't help as much as benedryl does. We also spent a ton of money (not covered by insurance) on extensive IGG and IGE allergy testing and discovered he's allergic to all dairy, eggs, beef, lamb...
  4. We have tried lots of things to deal with the itching. You all should see our medicine cabinet. It's maddening and heartbreaking to watch him scratch. We just got back from a pool party and he scratched the entire time. There were a lot of well-meaning (and very clueless about celiac) people...
  5. Hi Everyone, I guess I need some reassurance here. Our 5 year old son was diagnosed with celiac about 6 weeks ago and we removed gluten and dairy and eggs from his diet. We've noticed a change in his mood... he seems to be more energetic and less moody. He's happier. But his skin still looks...