My DD is 8 and had an endoscope and blood work done 4 months ago that came back negative. Dr said to try gluten-free for a month and see what happens. Well she has been on it for 4 months and is much better no more diarrhea, stomach pains and even her eczema is better. We were at a birthday party last weekend am they served pizza and cupcakes. My daughter knew she couldn't have any of the food served there and packed her own snacks like she usually does. Well after seeing all her friends eating that stuff she whispers to me can I have some. i explained to her that it is her body and she would be the one in pain if she had a reaction and she was willing to go for it. up until that day she has not had anything with gluten and I honestly always wondered what would happen if she did eat it so I know what kind of reaction she would have after being gluten-free for 4 months (not that I wanted my DD to have a reaction I needed her to learn that if you eat something with gluten you will get a reaction). As she ate 2 pieces of pizza and half a cupcake I was preparing myself for a long night and possible no school the next day.
Hours passed and even days NOTHING happened. I don't know what to think or what to say. She has had a few things hear and there I wont let her dive into the Gluten full blast because I am afraid of what will happen.
Has this ever happen to anyone out there. I am having a hard time understanding if she just has a gluten sensitivity or intolerance or none at all. Any input would be greatly appreciated.