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Hi, I am new on here but I have to say, you hit the nail on one of my personal topics. I have Celiac Disease and Interstitial Cystitis. I am going nuts. I have been Gluten-Free for 10 years and have suffered with my bladder for YEARS. I was misdiagnosed by a Uro/Gyne in Feb. of 2010 with Bladder Cancer. I took the advice of the women on the Bladder Cancer board and saw a Urologist for a second opinion. Before he tested me he said, "I don't think it is cancer. I don't expect to find anything, really." Well, that made me feel like he, too, thought it was all in my head! After ANOTHER Cystoscopy, he dx me with IC...Oct. 2010. I am just thanking God it was not Bladder Cancer. I feel for all of those with that dx. Since the IC dx, I can't find anything to eat. I eat rice and Bob's Red Mill Oatmeal. I feel like I am starving. My nutrients are none. My hair is falling out now. Doesn't it seem like 3/4 of your gluten-free diet is gone when IC is dx??? Please, what can YOU eat? I also have Thyroid issues, gall bladder was removed, can't eat MSGs, soy, tyramines, or processed foods, and I have TMJ. Any ideas...anyone?