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skgirl

Member Since 10 Aug 2010
Offline Last Active Dec 01 2010 12:35 PM
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#632788 More Testing On Tummy Problems

Posted by skgirl on 18 August 2010 - 01:30 PM

I don't beleive that she is going to bother with the biopsy...the family history is there and she told me to go ahead with the diet. I am overwhelmed by the hypoglycimia and the celiac but I have a really good book and you all to help me through this and an exremely understanding husband (most important).
Off to the post diagnosis section lol
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#632426 More Testing On Tummy Problems

Posted by skgirl on 17 August 2010 - 10:22 AM

So went to the Doctor the Celiac panel isn't back yet however she told me that in the mean time to go gluten free for at 3-6 months and see how that goes. She will call me when the panel comes back to let me know what it says but she told me the same thing that I have read here in so many posts the "False negatives are extremely common" I also was diagonased with hypoglycemia which if I don't watch it will turn into Diabetes within 5 years.... just one more thing to add to the list. My fathers side is riddled with it and the celiacs would come from my moms side (so I think mom & grandma have major tummy issues) However I talked to my dad and my cousin started with hypoglycemia then turned out he has celiacs....
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#631506 More Testing On Tummy Problems

Posted by skgirl on 13 August 2010 - 01:15 PM

Dr's got my test results today I only had the tests on Wednesday....WOW I have to go see her next week YAY maybe some answers
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#630633 More Testing On Tummy Problems

Posted by skgirl on 10 August 2010 - 10:39 AM

So here is my coles notes story....
I have had bad tummy problems since I can remember but they got really bad at the age of 16. I was a late bloomer almost 15 when puberty hit. Originally I chalked it up to food (mostly meat intollerance) My mother and Grandmother have the same problem. Two years ago I had been getting really bad/sharp stomach pains about 15 mins after eating and it didn't matter what it was. Went to the Dr.'s whom then sent me for blood tests and a colonoscopy (for crohns & colitis) which didn't go well felt every minute of it finally told the Dr. to stop because the pain was unberrable (and I have had 3 kids 1 all natural). When the results had gotten to my GP they said they were inconclusive... hmm i wonder why??? Anyways I had about enough of being poke and prodded at so I stop testing. My friends's new gluten-free (a nurse & celiac) suggested that I go and get tested for Celiac. I went to a new Dr. (i have moved) explained to her the time length and a brief on symptoms and she ordered at wack load of tests pretty much everything on the paper and then some.

Symptoms are:
stomach cramping, diarreah, loss of appitiet, lactose intolorant, I have been anemic for who knows how long, odd menstration (I also have PCOS and a messed up petuitary gland), monster headaches.
I have been paying more attention as of late to what i am eating since there seems to be no consistancy on what causes my stomach discomfort.

I hope that these test will find something or lead to something that may be bothering me so far though if it is something i would prefer celiac to crohns or colitis as it is WAY easier to treat!! Going for my blood tests tomorrow should find out soon....I hope
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