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Less Sensitive....testing?

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I have been gluten free for over 2 years. When I went gluten free I was SO sensitive to it. My family all have celiac. I never got tested, since the gluten-free diet seemed to solve all my problems and my family history was so strong.

Fast forward to now. I got glutened the other day in a big way and had little to no symptoms, which throws everything into doubt now for me.

Should I start eating gluten again and pursue testing? Do no symptoms mean I'm not celiac after all this time? What the heck is going on?

Thanks for listening...very confused now.


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The choice of whether to do this is up to you. You were having symptoms, have a strong family history and going gluten free took care of the issues. False negatives with testing are all too frequent. Personally I would be thankful that your reactions are not real severe but I would not go back to a full gluten diet. You need to keep in mind that until not too long ago children were considered to outgrow celiac as after healing it can take a while for symptoms to reoccur. But eventually they do and they can attack any organ when they do.


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thanks for your thoughtful response.

It seems like every story I heard from people had them getting more sensitive with time, not that not universal?

I am certainly grateful that my recent glutening did not leave me on the floor like it used to, but now all I can think about is C H E A T I N G! *evil laugh*


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