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What can cause dermatitis herpetiformis?
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Mazin Albert
General Practice
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Unknown
The cause of dermatitis herpetiformis is unknown.
However, there is a strong link to celiac sprue disease (gluten insensitivity). One of the recommended treatments for dermatitis herpetiformis is a gluten-free diet, which may allow the patient to avoid medications.

In brief: Unknown
The cause of dermatitis herpetiformis is unknown.
However, there is a strong link to celiac sprue disease (gluten insensitivity). One of the recommended treatments for dermatitis herpetiformis is a gluten-free diet, which may allow the patient to avoid medications.
Mazin Albert
Mazin Albert
Answer assisted by Mazin Albert, Medical Student
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Mazin Albert
General Practice
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Unknown
The cause of dermatitis herpetiformis is unknown.
However, there is a strong link to celiac sprue disease (gluten insensitivity). One of the recommended treatments for dermatitis herpetiformis is a gluten-free diet, which may allow the patient to avoid medications.

In brief: Unknown
The cause of dermatitis herpetiformis is unknown.
However, there is a strong link to celiac sprue disease (gluten insensitivity). One of the recommended treatments for dermatitis herpetiformis is a gluten-free diet, which may allow the patient to avoid medications.
Mazin Albert
Mazin Albert
Answer assisted by Mazin Albert, Medical Student
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
In brief: Dermat herpetiformis
Exact cause is not known but it is often assciated with celiac disease/gluten hypersensitivity.

In brief: Dermat herpetiformis
Exact cause is not known but it is often assciated with celiac disease/gluten hypersensitivity.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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