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charisvet

Member Since 24 Nov 2012
Offline Last Active Dec 11 2012 08:53 PM
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How Long Does It Take To Heal?

25 November 2012 - 01:55 PM

I started going gluten free a year ago, but I still have pain. I am better than I used to be, but definitely not without digestive problems. I get glutened still from cross contamination from my roommates, and accidentally eating something little (like gum) that has trace amounts of gluten in. But I am learning how to eat, and I'll be out of this cc environment in 2.5 weeks.

How long did it take for you to heal up?

Gas, Flatulence, And Healing My Annoying Insides

24 November 2012 - 09:55 AM

I have serious gas issues. As soon as I get rid of it, it builds up again! I make jokes of it since I am in college and have nice roommates. However, the flatulence is stinky, loud, and painful. The bloating is bad and it is relieved when the gas comes out. Coffee enemas help a lot, but I'm really tired of doing those.

I've been gluten free for a year and also have cut out dairy, soy, eggs, and corn. I have to eat really naturally and am very strict. I really try to limit anything questionable, and eat almost nothing refined.

I get glutened every few days from my roommates using flour, or accidentally when I eat food at someone's house (Thanksgiving ham gravy = gluten). It gets better in a few days and then I get glutened again. I know from a colonoscopy from before that I had little or no microvilli in my intestines. They were flat and probably covered in mucous.

What can I do? When will the gas and pain go away? What do the rest of you do to get rid of gas? When will healing finally come?