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Anyone Have Severe Digestion Problems?
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HI,

I have celiac and am experiencing many allergies. I have some severe problems with digestion. Everything i eat from salad to oranges, comes out in my stool in pristine condition. I feel hungry all the time but my body is holding all my food so that I am constipated, like all the food is too big and undigested to get it out.

My digestion is messed up, my elimination and my weight are messed up, I am totally depressed and my university plans are going out the window>

Please help with your suggestions.

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I am sorry you continue to have problems. I suggest you see a GI specialist and tell them whats going on. I have the same problem with some food (nuts. salads, fruit) and for now I just avoid those foods. ;)

I hope you get things sorted out soon, please let us know how you are getting along.

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I would tell your doctor for sure because you need to get you digestive system digesting again! He/She may do something to help.

Digestive enzymes may help, I don't know a lot about them but they may aid in your digesting.

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You need to get to a dr so that you can get help with your digestion. You need to eat and digest properly so that you can be healthy. You don't want to have more problems.

I just got diagnosed with osteoporosis at 45. I have already more than 10% bone loss in my hips. Not good news especially since I am not that old.

Try to get someone to ehlp you with this now.

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Definitely talk to your doctor! You might also try pureed food, maybe the liquified state of it will help. Digestive enzymes are the next thing to try. Good luck!

What college/university are you looking at? Any particular course of study?

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