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georgie

Glutened ? Was I Stupid ?

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I made sandwiches yesterday for my brothers, and then didn't wash my hands before eating my rice crackers. Could that have glutened me ? I feel REALLY tired today, and now have stomach pain ( 18 hours and 24 hours later)

Was I REALLY stupid :blink:


Diagnosed May 2006 - Hashimotos Thyroid after being diagnosed in 1977 and told it didn't matter.

Diagnosed June 2006 with adrenal insufficiency.

Diagnosed June 2006 as Gluten Intolerant after I failed the Challenge Diet. Negative blood test.No biopsy.

Diagnosed June 2006 as B12 low. Needed weekly injections for a year.Still have them every 2 weeks.

Trialled Dairy Free Diet and reacted positively to that challenge in January 07.

News Flash! Coeliac Genetic Testing done April 08 . DQ2 Positive !

Diagnosed July 2010 FODMAP. Limits on Fructose, lactose, polyols, fructans. NO ONION! But I can have hard cheese, butter and cream again!!!

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You certainly were being careless in not washing your hands immediately after making the sandwiches. I wouldn't call it stupid, though. And yes, you apparently glutened yourself doing that. You live and learn! I hope you'll feel better soon.


I am a German citizen, married to a Canadian 29 years, four daughters, one son, seven granddaughters and four grandsons, with one more grandchild on the way in July 2009.

Intolerant to all lectins (including gluten), nightshades (potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant) and salicylates.

Asperger Syndrome, Tourette Syndrome, Addison's disease (adrenal insufficiency), hypothyroidism, fatigue syndrome, asthma

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Welcome to the world of cross contamination! It sucks. It was so hard for me to believe that I really had to be that careful. That was until the day I glutened myself through cc. Hope you feel better soon.

Hez

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I think I will wear the Dunce cap for the rest of the day . :lol: :lol: :lol: Even my undx area of rash that I think may be DH - is itching. Stupidity reigns ! I can't believe that you have to be THAT careful ! I just touched the bread !


Diagnosed May 2006 - Hashimotos Thyroid after being diagnosed in 1977 and told it didn't matter.

Diagnosed June 2006 with adrenal insufficiency.

Diagnosed June 2006 as Gluten Intolerant after I failed the Challenge Diet. Negative blood test.No biopsy.

Diagnosed June 2006 as B12 low. Needed weekly injections for a year.Still have them every 2 weeks.

Trialled Dairy Free Diet and reacted positively to that challenge in January 07.

News Flash! Coeliac Genetic Testing done April 08 . DQ2 Positive !

Diagnosed July 2010 FODMAP. Limits on Fructose, lactose, polyols, fructans. NO ONION! But I can have hard cheese, butter and cream again!!!

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