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Dermatitis herpetiformis : Treatment

Treatment Dapsone, an antibiotic, may help most patients. A strict gluten-free diet will also be recommended to help control the disease. Sticking to this diet may remove the need for medications and prevent later complications. Prognosis (Expectations) The disease may … Read more

Dermatitis herpetiformis : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Dermatitis herpetiformis is usually extremely itchy. The bumps or blisters usually appear on the elbows, knees, back, and buttocks. In most cases, the rash is the same size and shape on both sides. Symptoms of dermatitis herpetiformis … Read more

Dermatitis herpetiformis : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Dermatitis herpetiformis : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Alternate Names : Duhring’s disease Definition Dermatitis herpetiformis is an extremely itchy rash made of bumps and blisters. The rash is chronic, which means it continues over a long period of time. Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors Dermatitis herpetiformis usually … Read more