gluten allergy - rash

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   Posted 4/22/2009 5:35 AM (GMT -6)   
anyone here is allergic to gluten? all my life I dont eat bread, but lately because I want to improve my health, I start eating wheat bread, and my shin start having these red itch rashes. its so itch that I was so afraid for a while, i did some research online and this is what I think is causing it. I got gastritis for a few months now, I dont know if that has anything to do with it since i am not digestion food that well due to it, anyone has the same experience?

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   Posted 4/23/2009 2:08 AM (GMT -6)   
Gastritis and skin rashes can certainly be caused by a gluten allergy or by Celiac Disease. You may want to get tested for anti-gliadin IgA antibodies and anti-gliadin IgG antibodies, as well as wheat IgE antibodies.

There are healthy alternatives to wheat bread, such as multigrain gluten-free breads - check your local health food store or search online (see ). Or you might try Ezekiel bread instead (made from sprouted grains only, no flour).

Take care,
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   Posted 4/23/2009 5:29 AM (GMT -6)   
Thank you very much Razzle!
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