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Member Since 10 Jun 2012
Offline Last Active Aug 12 2012 12:01 PM

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In Topic: Celiac With Throat Squeezing

20 June 2012 - 03:17 PM

Wow, sorry to hear about what's been going on - and that no doctors seem to understand what's happening. For about 2 years I had a strange sensation in my throat as well.... I explained it as either food getting stuck in my throat - or my throat closing up (which sounds a little like her "throat squeezing". I went to my regular doctor who had no idea and thought it was something wrong with my esophogus - and even had my throat x-rayed while drinking barium. Nothing was wrong with it. So, two years later - the reactions got worse and worse. It ended up actually being anaphylactic shock. I was allergic to beef and pinto beans (really strange food allergies to have, I know). But, it explained all those previous weird symptoms I was having. I was diagnosed with Celiac only a year later. Anyway... you said that she only has a reaction to wheat on the allergy test, but to be safe ....make sure she is avoiding it completely and maybe ask your doctor to prescribe you an Epi-Pen just in case.

In Topic: Infertility & Celiac Disease (After Diagnosis)

17 June 2012 - 01:37 PM

Thank you for your post - I appreciate all the information that you provided. It sounds like it is extremely common that many women experience infertility issues prior to the Celiac diagnosis; however, I have yet to find any information regarding whether or not any Celiacs continue to have issues post diagnosis and post gluten-free diet transition. Apparently, most are 'cured' of the infertility by starting the gluten-free diet... but, there isn't much research about any with lingering issues. As luck would have it, I never tried to get pregnant before - so I have no idea if I have always had these issues. Anyway, I am so happy to hear that you have been blessed with twins and your infertility battles were successful!!!

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