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I ate some pizza with wheat today. Dumb, I know. Believe me, I've learned my lesson.

I thought I would be okay, because it was just part of a piece, but a few hours later I threw up. I had been eating wheat for 16 years before I was diagonosed and never threw it up. I'm 17, and was diagonsosed a couple months ago. Why would I suddenly throw up wheat if I'd been eating it for 16 years with nothing happening? I have been avoiding wheat, besides that pizza.

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Perhaps it was somewhat psychological? Once you knew you ate something you should not have, you realized you made a big mistake. And that mentality aided in the regurgitation of food?

It also could have been the combination of dairy and wheat. I found that the older I got the more lactose intolerant I became. I found it harder to keep down all in general, especially milk.

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Sarahann, I was eating gluten for 48 years before I went gluten free. Never once could I attribute throwing up with gluten. But now since being gluten-free, I have had the unpleasant feeling of wanting to throw up and throwing up. So it can happen.

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I ate some pizza with wheat today. Dumb, I know. Believe me, I've learned my lesson.

I thought I would be okay, because it was just part of a piece, but a few hours later I threw up. I had been eating wheat for 16 years before I was diagonosed and never threw it up. I'm 17, and was diagonsosed a couple months ago. Why would I suddenly throw up wheat if I'd been eating it for 16 years with nothing happening? I have been avoiding wheat, besides that pizza.

I loved to eat bread and pasta and never, ever had a reaction from it. Now a crouton can produce a reaction, usually as diarrhea but I have had nausea too. It is strange but in a way it is also satisfying having the confirmation that my body needs to avoid this stuff.

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I loved to eat bread and pasta and never, ever had a reaction from it. Now a crouton can produce a reaction, usually as diarrhea but I have had nausea too. It is strange but in a way it is also satisfying having the confirmation that my body needs to avoid this stuff.

I'm the same way. It's interesting how are bodies "almost" get used to the gluten.

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Hi, my daughter is also 17 and just recently diagnosed. Everything hit her about a year ago this month and it took them a while to figure it out. One of her main symptoms was the vomitting due to the casein in dairy products. Everytime she ate or drank dairy products she would throw up not from the wheat. When I suspected her to have celiac I took her off gluten and she was still vomitting. Then I read on this site to eliminate dairy and when we did no more vomitting. I hope you figure it out. In the meantime you might want to eliminate dairy and see what happens.

Claudia

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I'm the same way. It's interesting how are bodies "almost" get used to the gluten.

Yes, but look what they do to us in the process of dealing with this gluten :o

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I have been gluten free for 3 months now, after realizing I have been celiac for over a decade.. I am now the textbook definition of a super sensitive celiac. I had no stomach symptoms when I was eating gluten, however, I had several other symptoms. Itching and inability to drink whiskey were the 2 things that led me to my answer, as apparently dr.s dont ever seem to get it. Now I have a more sensitive stomach than ever. I believe it is healing..and actually digesting food. Anytime I have even the slightest cross contamination, I vomit now. Boooooo.Usually just once with food. If I drink out of a glass that previously had whisky in it or something I didnt realize had grain alcohol in it, was fermented with wheat, etc..I throw up for 4=6 hours like food poisoning. Clockwork. This is what led me to becoming gluten free and figuring out what the hell was Wrong with me. I am going to be 30 next month. Hopefully I wont sleep through my party! If you are in portland oregon, holler and lets have gluten-free meals! Grass fed animals, as that is all I can eat anymore :) I could use some new styles of food! 

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Welcome to the forum Brumhelga! :)

 

Here are a couple threads with basic information to help you get started.  Feel free to ask questions, we are generally a friendly bunch!

 

Helpful threads:

FAQ Celiac com
http://www.celiac.com/gluten-free/forum-7/announcement-3-frequently-asked-questions-about-celiac-disease/

Newbie Info 101
http://www.celiac.com/gluten-free/topic/91878-newbie-info-101/

 

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