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Dermatitis Herpetiformis

"Gluten Rash" or "Celiac Disease Rash"

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Updated August 11, 2010

dermatitis herpetiformis (DH)
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Dermatitis herpetiformis is an extremely itchy and sometimes painful rash that looks like a cluster of tiny blisters. Sometimes, people get this rash in response to eating gluten. This rash will clear if the patient sticks to a gluten-free diet, which can be very challenging.

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