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Teeth Grinding?

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Hi there. My son (12) was just diagnosed with celiac. He grinds his teeth so badly that I'm surprised he has any teeth :D If he sleeps in the same room as us, it is not a very restful night. Is that a celiac symptom?? I've never heard that one before, but there are new things that I am learning about celiac on a daily basis (everytime I'm on this board almost :) )

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Oh, I can not tell you how much teeth grinding bothers me! Nails down a chalkboard, not a problem. Going in to kiss my 6 year old goodnight and finding him grinding away a big problem! lol

Seriously, is this an actual symptom? Oddly, my middle son and suspected celiac does not do this at all, it is only my oldest son. Apparently though my DH reports I have done this in my sleep too. Ooops!

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Hi there. My son (12) was just diagnosed with celiac. He grinds his teeth so badly that I'm surprised he has any teeth :D If he sleeps in the same room as us, it is not a very restful night. Is that a celiac symptom?? I've never heard that one before, but there are new things that I am learning about celiac on a daily basis (everytime I'm on this board almost :) )

I don't know if it is a symptom or not. I just read under the sleep forum that a lot of people have this. Whether it is just a common enough problem or related to celiac, I am not sure. I have heard though that people who are under stress (physical or emotional) will grind their teeth.

My daughter, age 6, is just now beginning the testing phase. She has been short stature for quite awhile and has fallen off of her own curve again. She is not even on the charts. At the age of almost 4, one of the antibodies was high for celiac and one was low, though I have read that antibodies are not a good predictor of celiac in children under 5. She also has shown up with a mysterious rash (doctors call it perplexing), which I believe is DH. We see a pediatric dermatologist next Tuesday. On top of everything else, she has always been a poor sleeper and a teeth grinder and just wanted to know if it was of any significance.

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What does the rash look like? I know of a few people who have had diagnosis of mastocytosis with perplexing rashes but I am far from an expert in that field. It goes hand in hand with foods the children seem to react to.

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My daughter, age 6, is just now beginning the testing phase. She has been short stature for quite awhile and has fallen off of her own curve again. She is not even on the charts. At the age of almost 4, one of the antibodies was high for celiac and one was low, though I have read that antibodies are not a good predictor of celiac in children under 5. She also has shown up with a mysterious rash (doctors call it perplexing), which I believe is DH. We see a pediatric dermatologist next Tuesday. On top of everything else, she has always been a poor sleeper and a teeth grinder and just wanted to know if it was of any significance.

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My daughter, age 6, is just now beginning the testing phase. She has been short stature for quite awhile and has fallen off of her own curve again. She is not even on the charts. At the age of almost 4, one of the antibodies was high for celiac and one was low, though I have read that antibodies are not a good predictor of celiac in children under 5. She also has shown up with a mysterious rash (doctors call it perplexing), which I believe is DH. We see a pediatric dermatologist next Tuesday. On top of everything else, she has always been a poor sleeper and a teeth grinder and just wanted to know if it was of any significance.

I looked at the mastocytosis pictures and no nothing like that at all, but thanks for putting your thinking cap on. Her rash looks like poison ivy, chickenpox, and scabies all combined (though all individually have been ruled out). It is fluid filled like chickenpox, but clustered (ankles, stomach, face, armpits, inside of elbows, wrists and buttocks.) It started out around ankles 15 days ago, spread to stomach 2 days later, remained stable until 5 days ago and then starting spreading like wildfire. After an antibiotic (which cleared up a secondary bacterial infection from itching) and a steroid cream, it has somewhat slowed down, though she still appeared with a few more spots on her fingers today. Grandma has Sjogrens and rheumatoid arthritis, grandpa has diabetes mellitus Type 2. Grandma's siblings and father all died of esophageal or stomach cancers.

Hello, i'm new but this might sound like something my daughter had. My daughter had a rare rash called mulluscum contagiosum. A couple of questions does it have a white spot? Does you daughter sratch them and they pop and others appear in other places? what kind of medication is she on? is her skin extreamly dry after it heals from the rash?

look it up it might be what she has

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I have celiac and grind my teeth, and my dentist said I have TMJ, but he never said what causes it. Hubby thinks I grind my teeth in my sleep due to stress, and being sick with celiac can be stressful.... :unsure: I don't know, if it's a symptom of celiac though.

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I've read somewhere that grinding can be caused by mineral deficiencies (magnesium?) which could be caused by celiac. I know stess doesn't help!

Okay, I did a little research. The deficiencies can be magnesium, calcium and B5. I've really been clenching my teeth lately and recently added the magnesium and calcim, guess I've got to get the B5 too.

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