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    Tea and celiac?

    I've had a lot of trouble with tea... I think the issue is that many herbal teas contain spices/flavourings which may...
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    Cross Contamination: Drawing the Line

    @Nikki2777 I wouldn't necessarily worry about it too much. For me, the issue was isolated to college-y type bars...
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    When is DH not DH? When it's seborrheic keratosis

    Yes, that is exactly how it feels. No one wants to deal with patients who have ambiguous/complicated conditions because...
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    When is DH not DH? When it's seborrheic keratosis

    I tried to pursue a formal diagnosis while on a GFD (no chance of me doing a challenge - I would have been so sick that...
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    Possibly contaminated "gluten free" food? What to do?

    I have found zinc oxide and epsom salts helpful as well. I find that they dry out the lesions, which seems to speed up...
  6. As an aside, Life Brand always says somewhere on the bottle which company/factory they outsourced to for manufacturing...
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    Possibly contaminated "gluten free" food? What to do?

    Benadryl and other allergy medications won't help much unless you are allergic to wheat. Celiac/DH is a different immune...
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    Alcohol on the Fasano Diet?

    That's good to hear! I have had good luck with small-time local ciders. I always choose ones that say they are gluten...
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    Alcohol on the Fasano Diet?

    Hey. I feel this post. I am quite sensitive, and am still on a more-or-less Fasano diet. I did the official version...
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    Sick after decorating

    @cyclinglady I grew up in an agricultural area, but had not been back since being gluten-free except during the...
  11. If everyone had that attitude, there would be no gluten-free regulations at all! Other people have complained, and once...
  12. That's a violation of the FDA gluten-free regulations. Malt vinegar is not allowed as an ingredient regardless of whether...
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    Dh Or Psoriasis?

    I get lesions like those that OP attached on my hands when I get glutened, usually on the joints by my fingers. I have...
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    Diagnosed with sleep apnea

    Er... a study on celiac disease would say that the biggest risk factors are being white and female, but that doesn't...
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    Diagnosed with sleep apnea

    To be fair, you can not know you have asthma. The only real way to tell is doing objective testing. I also didn't think...
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    Diagnosed with sleep apnea

    Have you ever been tested for asthma (ie. spirometry test)? I have asthma, and was diagnosed as a child because I kept...
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    Dermatitis and inflammation AFTER going gluten free

    Ditto this... I have yet to find a brand of gluten-free nuts that haven't caused me issues . There aren't many gluten...
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    Safest gluten free oats

    This is good for people to know (I was already aware of this, but you explained it well!). My hypothesis is that some...
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    Safest gluten free oats

    Good hint @Ennis_TX. I've never seen that product, but I'm sure it would be great especially for cookies. Though I think...
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    Safest gluten free oats

    Same. I used to eat oatmeal every single day, sometimes twice a day... so believe me when I say that I wanted oats to...
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    Safest gluten free oats

    IMHO, none. Evidence for the safety of avenin (the protein in oats that is similar to gluten in wheat) in oats is...
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    Cross Contamination: Drawing the Line

    I've had mega issues with glassware at bars as well. Part of it is that the glasses are sanitized (kills bacteria, viruses...
  23. I live in Canada and haven't had much trouble finding gluten-free labelled supplements. As far as I have noticed, all...
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    Glutened By Garlic Powder? Say It Ain't So!

    Organic has nothing to do with gluten-free, and a lack of "may contain" statement does not necessarily mean that a product...
  25. Diet pops contain artificial/no-calorie sweeteners (polyols), which are well-known to have a laxative effect, and cause...
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