Aa
A
A
Close
Blank
Avatar universal
Recurring vesicles an lower back
For about 3 years now, I have had recurring blisters and a rash in the same place - the small of my back. The area itches for about the first 24 hours then the little blisters begin to appear. It usually lasts about a week and grows to about the size of a half dollar before drying up and scabbing over. They itch like crazy and nothing I do seems to help. It happens about 2-3 times per year and I haven't determined the cause. My doctor tested the fluid from one of the blisters 2 years ago and the tests were "negative".
How do I know if this is Celiac disease or something else?
Cancel
2 Answers
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
You won't know if it's from celiac disease unless you're tested. There are a number of different ways you can check it out and I suggest you do so. If you do the blood tests, make sure to do IgA/IgG gliadin; IgA total; and transglutaminase at the very least. You can also check with enterolab.com and do the fecal antibody test and allele test - much more 'valid' IMO.
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
I have the exact same thing.  This is only the second time I have had this vesicle.  It has the same appearance with the blisters, then scabs, and then scarred. Well, 9 months later here it has presented itself back into my life just where it had been before.  The other symptoms for celiac disease do not apply to me.  Did you ever find out what it was or do you have any other suggestions.
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Celiac (Sprue) Disease Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Digestive Answerers