Get email alerts Get Celiac.com E-mail Alerts  




Celiac.com Sponsor:
Celiac.com Sponsor:




Ads by Google:






   Get email alerts  Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts

How Long Do Your Symptoms Last?
0

4 posts in this topic

My celiac hubby was glutened a week before Christmas.

He still has the diarrhoea. As prior to being gluten-free he rarely had any gut problems, we are struggling to understand why he gets this, and also why it is lasting so long.

Is having D for this long 'normal' when people get glutened?

We also cannot work out how long it takes for symptoms to appear if he is glutened, let alone work out where the gluten comes from!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites


Ads by Google:

It takes me about 3 weeks to feel 100% again. I do feel better and better during that time. For me the D usually goes away in a few days but I get bad heartburn and that is usually one of the last symptoms to go.

Are you sure that he isn't getting any gluten? Is there anything else he is sensitive to?

I don't think that any two people have the same exact symptoms so there is no "average" of how long it will take to get better. Many people get more sensitive after going on the diet, so that may be part of his issue. Hope he feels better soon.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I glutened myself on Sunday. It wasn't accidental - it was just stupid :lol: I had D about 6 hours later, and 2 days later still feel ill, and have incredible bloat and constipation. Is that normal? :(

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The effects of being glutened can last anywhere from 1 day to 2 weeks. I usually feel better within 3 days, but everyone is different. If you are concerned about the length of time or severity of the reaction, double check to make sure that you are not inadvertently ingesting any gluten.

-Brian

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
0

  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
      104,693
    • Total Posts
      921,770
  • Topics

  • Posts

    • Thanks for replying. You've been very helpful and given me some ideas of trying a few foods in small amounts. I wish I had rotated food months ago then it might not have got so bad. Thanks again and I wish you well.
    • Until my recent blood test results I've been having cinnamon and mint tea in the mornings, which seemed to have a positive effect calming the digestive system (and tastes good too!)  After the first step of diagnosis with high Iga TTg I took at look at the cinnamon sticks I make the tea with and it says "packed in a factory that may contain wheat, corn etc. etc." so that I guess would sound alarm bells for many I reckon. That said I'd imagine the way most of these herbs and spices are harvested isn't exactly gluten-free friendly yet I've seen quite a few recipes using it. How are people getting around this as I can't see any specific gluten-free certified cinnamon products out there? Really could do with my tea back P.S. I also have chamomile tea using the raw flowers which may have a similar background but seem to be less of a risk somehow?
    • If I do have to go back on gluten for a bit it'll at least be a temporary relief from the withdrawal symptoms (or at least what I hope are just withdrawal symptoms). Today's returning malady is acid reflux, something I'd thought I'd seen the back of recently. Really need that to calm down as PPIs the doctor gave before were evil medication and caused 10x more problems, possibly the worst I've ever felt whilst on those so won't be going back there! Although the scales seem to have stabilised in terms of weight loss in myself I feel like I'm wasting away at present, what with the random pulling sensations in muscles and tender head area I'm just scared for what other illnesses may be laying in wait related to the celiac genes  Think I'll head back for the ESR and CRP blood tests next week as the shoulder and temple pains are really worrying me right now, could just be the gluten intolerance but the other options are terrifying if not caught early. So much uncertainty, apart from the fact that none of this ever gets fully better (if at all)...
    • You're welcome! Good luck! And if you get nowhere there, remember, the higher you go, the nicer they get. Skip straight up to the top brass.
    • I'm sorry you've been having such a rough time.  I'm thinking you may have accidentally ingested something containing gluten, and that's what caused your reaction.  A lot of people will react quite severely to even a tiny bit of gluten.  That's why there is so much on here about avoiding cross contamination.  Even though you've been diagnosed with NCGS, you still need to live as though you have actual celiac disease, and be very careful not to cheat.  Your body will punish you for it.  :/  In the meanwhile, nurture yourself kindly and gently, just as you would after a severe bout of food poisoning or intestinal infection.  Comfort foods, like broths and soups and smoothies.  You might want to avoid lactose for a few months too.  Sometimes we lose our ability to digest lactose when our intestines are damaged and vulnerable like yours is right now.   And remember healing takes time.  So does learning the gluten free lifestyle.  Expect some setbacks occasionally.  You WILL get better!
  • Upcoming Events

  • Blog Entries

  • Recent Status Updates

  • Who's Online (See full list)

  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
      61,698
    • Most Online
      3,093

    Newest Member
    kkreuz
    Joined