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Eczema disorder and I have heard that a gluten free diet can help?

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Yes if wheat allergy

The rash that is caused by gluten enteropathy is very specific.
It is called dermatitis herpetiformis, and it consists of clear blister-like bumps on your elbows and knees/shins that itch intensely. Eczema is usually related to regular allergies, not celiac disease, although a person can have both at the same time. If you are wheat or grain-allergic, the diet will help, but not because of gluten.

In brief: Yes if wheat allergy

The rash that is caused by gluten enteropathy is very specific.
It is called dermatitis herpetiformis, and it consists of clear blister-like bumps on your elbows and knees/shins that itch intensely. Eczema is usually related to regular allergies, not celiac disease, although a person can have both at the same time. If you are wheat or grain-allergic, the diet will help, but not because of gluten.
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