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Symptoms 4 years post-diagnosis

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I was diagnosed celiac in 2015. I didn’t really have major digestive symptoms though I realized after going gluten free how much better I felt without it. My main symptoms were the tiredness and anxiety. Now 4 years on I am having digestive symptoms that are commonly linked with celiac..abdominal cramps, alternating constipation and loose stool, weight loss (I’ve usually been very consistent but I lost 3-4 pounds in the last 2 weeks even when eating more). Has anyone else “relapsed” in symptoms?? I’m somewhat careful in my diet in that I never “cheat” and have gluten but if I were to go out to a restaurant (not often) and was told something is gluten free but not celiac safe due to cross contamination etc. I would still eat it.

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Those little chances with eating out are like playing russian roulette. Celiac symptoms change over time with many so you probably did not notice it before if it had happened. A single exposure can leave raised antibodies and various symptoms that can last over 6 weeks for some.  Stop eating out, and if you have to go meet others at a restaurant bring your own food if you can or choose a place that is 100% safe and perhaps dedicated gluten-free.
Another thing is to keep track of what you eat, ALWAYS read labels, even on stables. They will sometimes change recipes or go to a shared facility.
Try a whole foods only diet for a few weeks with no eating out or eating processed foods. Make stuff easy to digest. You might need to try a FODMAP diet and start a food diary also. The reason being is many of us with subsequent gluten exposures end up with new food intolerances/sensitivities and have to remove foods from our diet.

Reread the newbie 101 section and see if your overlooking anything.

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