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Itchy Skin? Celiac Disease and Dermatitis Herpetiformis by Vanessa M. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 09 Sep 2008 2:08am 2 Comments We all hate to be itchy. Every time I get a bug bite, I scratch my skin until it bleeds because I can’t stand the itchiness! But a bug bite is a small and almost inconsequential ailment compared to what many of us with celiac disease have to endure if we’re one of the few to experience Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH), a common complication of the ... Read on »
Does This Rash Look Familiar? Dermatitis Herpetiformis by Eileen Simpson Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 7:18pm I had this…my son had this…and it was diagnosed as psoriasis.  If your rash looks like this, get yourself to a dermatologist to see if it is Dermatitis herpetiformis.  If it is, you have Celiac Disease.  In many ways you are lucky.  You won’t need a intestinal biopsy.  Only a skin biopsy will be needed. Posted in Celiac   Tagged: ... Read on »
Dermatitis Herpetiformis by Lisa LaMendola Posted Thu 14 May 2009 12:00am Sorry for the really gross photo, but as they say a picture is worth a thousand words! I get a lot of questions about this...just what is it and why don't all Celiac's get it? Well, whats to say why all Lupus patients don't get Rheumatoid Arthritis or Photo sensitivity? Its all in the genes really. Everyone is made differently so everyon ... Read on »
Dermatitis Herpetiformis and other “Atypical” Symptoms of Gluten Sensitivity by adventuresgfmom Posted Sat 28 May 2011 2:36pm As Celiac Disease Awareness Month comes to a close, I thought I would share more of my personal story.  I have been meaning to do this for a long time but I will be honest, taking myself back in time is emotionally difficult for me.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve tried to Continue Reading... Read on »
Dermatitis Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment by Kodjoworkout Posted Thu 09 Aug 2012 8:30am Dermatitis is basically, a type of skin ailment which manifests in the form of red, scratchy and flaky skin. Many times blisters are also developed on the skin. This inflammation of the skin is closely linked to skin conditions like eczema, skin cancer, psoriasis etc. But de ... Read on »
Gluten Intolerance-What Your Doctor May Not Tell You by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:54pm 2 Comments The associated health issues related to gluten intolerance (GI), have a wide range, with Celiac Disease being the defining and best known aspect of that problem. However, GI can often go undiagnosed, because it does not always present with the more obvious symptoms seen in Celiac Disease (CD). GI and even CD can be cryptic, or a hidden problem, i ... Read on »
Celiac Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. People who have celiac disease cannot tolerate a protein called gluten, found in wheat, rye, and barley. Gluten is found mainly in foods but may also be found in products we use every d ... Read on »
The List of Celiac Problems is LONG… by Eileen Simpson Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Oct 2009 8:14pm It speaks for itself…this is why we confuse Doctors Here is the list of over 300 Signs, Symptoms, Associated Disorders and Complications directly or indirectly resulting from celiac disease. We were the first to present this information in our comprehensive book, “Recognizing Celiac Disease.” This list is now being ... Read on »
Eczema and Dermatitis: How to treat eczema and dermatitis naturally by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 3:37pm Eczema and Dermatitis Two types of eczema Eczema due to external or exogenous factors (usually referred to as Contact Dermatitis) is usually treated by eliminating the irritant in the external environment, which will usually result in the successful treatment of eczema. Endogenous eczema, or atopic dermatitis is a chronic, inflammatory ... Read on »
Atopic Dermatitis - update on treatment by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 14 Oct 2009 10:02pm Pediatrics. 2008;122:812-824. Clinical Context AD affects 10% to 20% of children, according to Larsen and Hanifin in the February 2002 issue of Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America. The primary factors in AD are epidermal barrier function defects and skin inflammation. The diagnosis of AD is based on combined essential, importa ... Read on »