Diagnosis of DH is confirmed by a simple skin biopsy test and if you're found positive you'll be referred to a gut specialist.'One of the problems with the under-diagnosis of coeliac disease is many of the symptoms are what you might class as every day and can be associated with other things.' Tiredness is one example of this.
Extreme fatigue can be a result of the other symptoms such as when your body isn't getting the right nutrients because of the reaction its having to gluten.
These attacks damage the villi, small finger-like projections that line the small intestine that promote nutrient absorption.
It is estimated to affect one in 100 people worldwide.
In fact, they're a common symptom of autoimmune problems such as coeliac disease because they indicate a generally rundown system.
The dietitian revealed that this is a symptom to be particularly aware of, especially if they're serious.
They occur mostly on the elbows and knees but can be anywhere,' says Mc Gough.
Both itchy and stinging at the same time DH responds to a gluten-free diet often by clearing up.
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Here are some of the signs and symptoms to look out for.'Symptoms are very often gut-related,' said Mc Gough.
'Nausea, diarrhoea, stomach pains and even constipation.' While these are the symptoms that most people associate with the condition, they often go misdiagnosed as IBS.
'I'm talking about mouth ulcers that have a particularly detrimental impact because the whole mouth is covered.