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

Help, Again. Please
0

7 posts in this topic

Ok I ate at O'Charleys for lunch. Salad (lettuce & cheese only) with ranch (listed as gluten free) and Loaded potato soup (listed as gluten free). Got a second bowl of soup, ate a few bites and started filling my normal gluten sick (11:30 am-neasua, pain, "D" feeling, just not having). I took a zofran, BC (always get body aches, stabbing abdominal pain soon after) and continued shopping. Fast forward to 1:30ish, palms were red, itching and burning; I was so sick to stomach, "D" feeling bad but not started, could barely stand straight due to abdominal pain. Thank God my mom with me, told her we had to leave store (had been to bathroom twice, but no "D"). I made it to sidewalk but just sitting down, while she got my car. Headed home, had to stop to get benedryl due to clawing palms and soles of feet time 1:50 when I took 50mg. Had "D" accident on way home :(. Got home 2:10, shower taken. By 2:30, severe chest tightness, felt like a bear hug from a giant who wouldn't let go, rash head to toe, fire truck red skin head to toe. Epi-pen shot and off to ER. At ER, bag of IV fluid, shot thru IV, prednisone, atarax, Pepcid. More "D" and threw up what was left in my tummy. Now I still have quesy tummy and "D" and get to look forward to 60mg prednisone a day for next 5 days.

So after my wonderful day of shopping with my mom, do you think gluten allergy instead of intolerance or some of both. Gotta follow up with primary (the one who said couldn't have wheat/gluten issues without constant "D")

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites


Ads by Google:

Sounds to me like you had a possible reaction to the medication on top of a glutening. You can take something one day and be utterly fine with it and the next time you take it, it'll bite ya (i speak from experience). I mention this because its a bit too long of the time between the possible glutening and the time you were in the E.R. Generally, if ya have an allergic reaction, it'll take place (the severe part of it) within 30 or so minutes after ingestion.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

When I got diagnosed with Celiac, I had to get multiple I.V.s for malnutrition and dehydration. I agree with shadowicewolf though that some of that sounds like an allergy. Have you ever had the allergy test where they give you a bunch of shots and tell you what you are allergic too? Maybe you should find out in case you do have an allergy so you do not end up with anaphylaxis. Have you been tested for Celiac? If so and you know you do not have it then it would not hurt to get an allergy test for wheat/gluten. When I have gluten, I get sick for days, sometimes up to a week. It is terrible, and that is why I end up with I.V.s

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I found out from experience O'Charley's is not a safe place for us to eat in. I am not sensitive at all and the one meal I had there I reacted to. It kept me on the pot for a while.

Hope you feel better.

Susan

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You certainly had an allergic reaction. You also had a classic gluten CC reaction. I have to agree that you should do an allergy test to determine what it is you are allergic to. Until such time as you know, I would entirely avoid eating out and most processed foods because there is simply no way for you to know what it is you had an allergic reaction to. As a small girl my daughter's best friend was allergic to strawberries. Talking to her mom it seemed that she was fine one time and the next she simply wasn't. Because you were in a restaurant setting and there really isn't a way to know what on earth your food was in contact with, the allergic reaction could be a result of pretty much anything at all.

For those of us who simply have bad reactions and celiac, we "only" have to deal with being miserably ill and neurological problems and pain for a few weeks or months if we eat out and it all goes horribly wrong. For those with allergies it can be truly life threatening, it may be have to be a line in the sand for you.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites




Thanks everyone. After much research late last night, I have found that anaphylactic allergic reactions symptoms can include digestive issues (nausea, vomiting , abdominal cramps, diarrhea), skin issues (flushing, swelling, hives, itching) respiratory issues (coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness) heart/circulation (low blood pressure, dizziness, fainting) not to mention eye, nose, and nervous symptom. So even though I had decrease in joint pain and headaches along with GI issues. Thinking I may have both. Allergy testing Jan 11

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Oh geez. Good luck with your testing! I hope you never have another experience like that again... Yikes!

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
      104,688
    • Total Posts
      921,755
  • Topics

  • Posts

    • Yeah I ended up allergic to corn, olives, sesame, whey, and peanuts and intolerant to dairy, soy, yeast, enzyme issues with breaking down meats, and egg yolks, along with extreme bloat with any kind of carbs/sugars in moderate amounts. And very adverse reactions to certain artificial sweeteners. So your not alone in all the other issues cropping up, it happens as our bodies adjust.  I eat a bunch of stir frys with veggies, egg whites, plenty of  avocados, and toasted and raw forms of almonds, coconut, cashews, walnuts, hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, sancha inchi seeds, chia seeds, and sunflower seeds in all forms including making them into butters, spreads, and incorporating them into sauces.   Most meals are forms of soups, omelettes, and stir frys. I do the seeds and nuts on rotation same with my veggies and snack on fruits in small amounts along with some homemade baked goods I make for markets. I do suggest a rotation of foods, my dietician said I need to rotate my foods to prevent more issues, making sure I am off one one for at least 7-14 days at a time completely. I find changing up the spices and rotating my cuisine base works well. I also make puddings, and protein shakes along with nut/seed milks, and different bases and extract flavorings to get my random cravings Taken care of. Guess take what you can from this and and see how it can help you,    As to the tinging, I ended up with both B vitamin and magnesium deficiency issues, the magnesium one caused a fire like tingling in my arms, legs and back, along with muscle pain. Ended up on a doctors best powder form of it so I can dose it out right, and found epsom salt bathes helped.  
    • Hi, I've gained so much knowledge on this forum over the past few months, which I am so thankful for. I can see how much hell people are going through with this disease and it's so lovely to see how much support and advice people give to others on here. I'd like a little bit of reassurance and advice myself from anyone that can help. I've been gluten free for six months. Two weeks after going gluten free I realised I also had a problem with corn so cut out processed food. Over the following weeks and months I continually had problems with food; fruit, dairy, a lot of vegetables, nuts, soya....it's basically dwindled down to just eating potatoes (not white potatoes), cucumber, lettuce, small amounts of red onion, spring onion, sprouts and beetroot. There may be more things I could be okay with but to be honest I'm too scared to try.  Is this all normal? Am I an extreme case? I've been taking some digestive enzymes and probiotics for about six weeks, my acid reflux has dramatically decreased but I always have a lot of loud noises going on in my guts, I'm guessing this is the probiotics working.  I've lost nearly 3st in weight since this started - which I'm not complaining about as I was overweight due to thyroid problems. I've had loads of blood tests done recently, all organs are working 'great' according to my doctor, the only thing they've picked up on is ketones, I seem to be having a glucose problem, which might explain my exhaustion and weight loss. I also have permanent numbness and sometimes tingling in one of my legs and sometimes hands and one shoulder, I thought it could have vitamin B12 deficiency but that's okay according to blood tests. I would be greatful for any replies. Thanks for reading.
    • Hi everyone, I am doing job in restaurant at evening 5 to 12 during working hours no time to do a dinner. I'm thinking to make a shake but don't know the gluten free vitamin or supplement brand which one is good for me and easily available in Berlin Germany to make me fit cause last one week i feel weak. I'm 28 year old. Sincerely
    • Hey there just wanted to warn anyone that has other allergies- these crackers may not be a good choice! I'm mildly sensitive to MSG- I only react if there's a giant amount like in Chinese food or Ramen noodles, etc.  I literally have a to eat TONS of a the offending food before reacting.  Anyway, I was excited to try these Trader Joes pumpkin crackers, kept hearing about them on the radio .... and they're gluten free!  (I have Hashi's).  I ate about 3/4 of the box last night. Woke up this morning with a red itchy face and nasal congestion, headache, anxiety. Hallmark symptoms for me of high MSG intake. (It does say yeast extract on the side but it's pretty far down the list). So if you're sensitive.... stay away! Apparently these particular crackers are loaded with it. 
    • I admit, my blood panel was "mildly positive" with only the DPG IGA being the positive, yet I had a Marsh Stage IIIB (pathologist report) though my visual on the endoscopy was fine.  celiac disease can be hard to diagnose, that is for sure.  
  • Upcoming Events

  • Blog Entries

  • Recent Status Updates

  • Who's Online (See full list)

  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
      61,688
    • Most Online
      3,093

    Newest Member
    AbuBakar
    Joined