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Yellow stool after going gluten free and milk free

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Hello,

I hope someone can help me here or maybe share similar experience.

We have a son at 2,5 year old who was constipated for a longer period. Finaly after a lot of visits of doctors we finaly came to a specialist (alergeolog) and he found out that our son was intolerant to gluten and milk product. We have now been gluten free and milkfree for 2 weeks and we are especialy noticing that his stool at much lighter. This started already at day 1 and has still not changed 2 weeks later. Sometimes it is light brown, but mostlty yellow. Does anyone have any experience with this? Why is this happening? Is this a withdrawl symptom or something like that?  I can also say that we are very sure that he had some withdrawl symtoms the first week. I was like abdominal pain, more tired and unhappy, maybe even headache sometimes.

It is better now, but he still have this withdrawl symptoms. And while he is on gluten free and milk free diet, this automaticly mean he eats a lot less sugar. No candies, no "processed white sugar". His apetite is much better and he eats a lot, We are mostly cooking own food for him. I can say he is eating very healty now. Vegtables, fruits, fish, etc etc.

Ill hope someone can give me some good answers on this one. Hve enyone experienced similar symptoms? When did the stool got back to normal and had brown collor?

 

best regards,

 

duliano.

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3 hours ago, duliano said:

Hello,

I hope someone can help me here or maybe share similar experience.

We have a son at 2,5 year old who was constipated for a longer period. Finaly after a lot of visits of doctors we finaly came to a specialist (alergeolog) and he found out that our son was intolerant to gluten and milk product. We have now been gluten free and milkfree for 2 weeks and we are especialy noticing that his stool at much lighter. This started already at day 1 and has still not changed 2 weeks later. Sometimes it is light brown, but mostlty yellow. Does anyone have any experience with this? Why is this happening? Is this a withdrawl symptom or something like that?  I can also say that we are very sure that he had some withdrawl symtoms the first week. I was like abdominal pain, more tired and unhappy, maybe even headache sometimes.

It is better now, but he still have this withdrawl symptoms. And while he is on gluten free and milk free diet, this automaticly mean he eats a lot less sugar. No candies, no "processed white sugar". His apetite is much better and he eats a lot, We are mostly cooking own food for him. I can say he is eating very healty now. Vegtables, fruits, fish, etc etc.

Ill hope someone can give me some good answers on this one. Hve enyone experienced similar symptoms? When did the stool got back to normal and had brown collor?

 

best regards,

 

duliano.

When you called the doctor and told him this - what was the response?

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I have not called his doctor yet. He is on holyday and i realy dont want to talk to any other doctor since my experience is that they are not taking the whole thing serious. The only doctor we trust is the new one, but he is on holyday... We will call him as soon as he is back. So for now we have no answers, that is why im asking others with similar experience here.

 

 

 

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Hi duliano,

Was he tested for celiac disease?  If he is positive for celiac disease, you'll need to spend some time learning about it.  Celiac disease tends to run in families, so you and your spouse should also be tested if it is celiac.

There is another condition called NCGS which some people have.  Those people also get sick from eating wheat, rye, and barley, but they don't have the gut damage that celiac's get.

Recovery from celiac disease damage can take 18 months or more.  It is not a fast process for most of us.  The antibodies that cause the damage slowly reduce in number over time.  Possibly weeks to months.  Even a small crumb of wheat, rye or barley can cause the antibodies to flare up again.  Then the damage starts again and it's back to recovery.

It sounds like you are giving him a good diet.  Meat, veggies, nuts, and eggs are good for the first 6 months.  After that people find they can sometimes add dairy milk back into their diet.  You need to avoid cross contamination from shared foods like mayo or peanut butter or even a  shared toaster.   Think of gluten like a tiny germ that you can't see but it can be there.  It's really helpful to not have any gluten in the house, if that is possible.  Also you have to watch out for other people giving him treats that have gluten.

Welcome to the forum duliano! :)

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