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Thank you for that information, I did go and eat a chocolate bar for the first time in almost 6 months, well just a bite LOL (we were going Lactose also). Our young son, exibits the same symptoms as me, just not all the vomiting and other junk, and he's responded very well to a gluten free diet. He actually grew an inch and half in 1 month. I know thats not alot but we were getting concerned. This little guy might have a better chance than I did, thanks to places like this and new procedures and drugs. Again, any more input on this diagnosis would be appreciated.
So I'm on a steriod and have already heard my tummy growl. I sure hope for the best and want to thank you for all the attention, hospitality and caring posts. This disease is rare and we know the guy who did the pathology (smart guy), he examined all the biopsies so no mistakes there IMO. And my Doc. seemed very concerned about Celiac, he just said you absolutely don't have it. I just don't want to burn any bridges, and come crawling back on my knees asking everyone for some recipes LOL. But I would like to encourage anyone not having just a little success with the Celiac diet to try this procedure and, ask the Doc. what this disease is all about. "Good luck to all" and "God Bless"
Still got my darn panic attacks, but I think if I can get this stomach under control the panics may subside, I HOPE.
I skimmed all the post and everyone of them were concerning. I love this place more than you know and its helped my wife and I know that there is always something new to learn about this crummy body I live in. It could always be worse and I know that for sure. Again thanks for all the support, it really really helps coming from our new cyberfriends that have something in common, which unfortunately is this crazy disease. U never know I might just be a Koo Koo head and need to be committed. Sometimes feel that way
T-Birds the best, she's calling out the calvary on Monday I think. Tests, yuck, but now I have no choice. A simple orange caused tremendous pain for about 8 hours on Thursday, and today I still feel bad but it just comes and goes now. Burning, in the upper left hand side of my abdomen Ulcers, ACK.. I sure hope not, and thanks to all for helping us select my OTC medicines.
StrongerToday, thanks for the welcome. My wife and I just figured all this out a few months ago. And NoGlueGirl, THANK YOU, T-Bird will really appreciate all this information. We are very fortunate to have found such a friendly helpful group.