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  1. Hi Raven, I actually WAS on steroids at the time I had the blood test for celiac and other food allergies. And I did read that a couple different places on the internet, but my dr said it didn't matter. But she's my family doc. Not a specialist. (But I still like her... lol). I've been gluten...
  2. Cheryl, does your itch come and go for "no apparent reason?" For instance, this afternoon, when I came home from work, I couldn't stop itching the back of my knee and hip on one side and my side on the other side. A few hours later, like now, and I'm not itchy, just a little "tingly" here and there...
  3. Thank you for your info! I first started eating clean and then ate something that was not one day, apparently. That started the hives and itching, itchy throat, slightly tight feeling in my throat, upset stomach. I couldn't take the itching and went to the ER. They gave me prednisone and sent me...
  4. No dermatologist. Yet. I do have an appt with an allergist on the 12th to do the pick test, so we'll see how that goes. Uggghhh... 50 years? That's horrible! I'm so sorry to hear that!
  5. Thank you for the info, Squirming! I hope all is better today!
  6. Hello all... keep in mind that as I type this, I'm rubbing my back on the back of the couch slowly, intermittently stopping to itch an annoying spot above my knee and on my wrist. I had a blood test for Celiac and common food allergies such as wheat, egg, nuts, etc... , but it came back negative...