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dermatitis herpetiformis

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
14 years experience in Dermatology
Gluten: Dermatitis herpetiformis is related to gluten. Dh can be diagnosed with skin biopsy. Blood tests may also help. Complete elimination of gluten will ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Albert
9 years experience in General Practice
Unknown: The cause of dermatitis herpetiformis is unknown. However, there is a strong link to celiac sprue disease (gluten insensitivity). One of the recommend ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
20 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Nice review: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1062640-treatment.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Herpetic dermatitis: Intense ithing and rash are the only symptoms of this condition.The itching is uncontrolable, and has to be diagnosed and treated . It presents with ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
20 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
From NCBI: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002451/.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Dermat herpetiformis: Most of the time there is no cause found and you can not do anything to prevent it.But sometime it is caused by gluten sensitivity like in celiac dise ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Skin & celiac sprue: Dermatitis herpetiformis is a very special skin eruption uniquely linked to celiac sprue (gluten-sensitive enteropathy). Not every sprue patient devel ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Dermatitis herpetifo: Dermatitis herpetiformis is an extremely itchy rash made of bumps and blisters. The rash is chronic, which means it continues over a long period of ti ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: Celiac disease is the most common cause of dermatitis herpetiformis.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Probably: as any other irritating agent

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