Dermatitis Herpetiformis

Also indexed as:Dermatitis Multiformis, Duhring’s Disease, Hydroa herpetiforme, Circinatus Bullosus
This rare but serious food allergy can cause uncomfortable rashes. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
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This rare but serious food allergy can cause uncomfortable rashes. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
  • Get extra antioxidants

    Take a daily supplement containing 10 IU of vitamin E and 200 mcg of selenium to prevent a common deficiency linked to DH

  • Give up gluten

    To avoid the allergic reaction that causes DH, eat a diet free of wheat, rye, and barley

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