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Discussions among parents of kids or babies with CD. Non-celiacs can discuss their experiences dealing with a friend or loved one with the disease.

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  6. Just A Little Frustrated With My Son

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  8. Ever Had A Baby That Couldn't Tolerate 1 2

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  9. Update On My Little Girl...

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  10. Child With Constipation With Celiac

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  11. New Here And Need Advice!

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  12. Frustrated With Mcdonalds

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  13. Accidental Glutening-but Getting Better

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  15. Teenager Just Diagnosed

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  17. List Of Safe Foods To Share With Daycare?

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  20. Testing For Siblings/parents

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    JD........low white cell counts are common in autoimmune disease.  Mine were very low for my entire life ( I am now 61) and they have gone up to almost normal range now once I had been gluten free for awhile.  It did take a long time for them to bounce back, but they did.  I was diagnosed at age 46. All of your symptoms scream of Celiac so if you do not have an endoscopy, recheck of antibodies for...
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