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Today was day number three of the gluten free diet for me, and I am feeling very nauseated today, and also have had to use the bathroom three times today. That is really unusual for me, because I am usually pretty constipated for about a week, and then i will have diahrea for a few days, but today it was not diarhea, it was normal stool, but going more than once a day is unheard of for me. Is the nausea and using the bathroom a normal reaction to starting a gluten free diet? Or have I possibly missed something, and I am still getting gluten from somewhere? Anyone had a similar experience?

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Today was day number three of the gluten free diet for me, and I am feeling very nauseated today, and also have had to use the bathroom three times today. That is really unusual for me, because I am usually pretty constipated for about a week, and then i will have diahrea for a few days, but today it was not diarhea, it was normal stool, but going more than once a day is unheard of for me. Is the nausea and using the bathroom a normal reaction to starting a gluten free diet? Or have I possibly missed something, and I am still getting gluten from somewhere? Anyone had a similar experience?

Yes this is normal. Congratulations on the normal stool, that's a sign you are getting better. There can be withdrawal, and/or a lot of ups and downs during the healing process. People on this site have told me that once you go gluten-free you get even more sensitive to gluten, although this may settle down someday (months to years).

Yes, you could be getting gluten. It is really hard to find all the sources! After a month of ups and downs, yesterday morning I realized my hair products all had wheat. I was getting small amounts in the shower and stuff (gets in your mouth when you rinse.)

Keep reading and searching this site and you will see lots of questions like yours and lots of good answers.

Hang in there! I'm just a bit ahead of you with my one month milestone today.


4/2007 Positive IGA, TTG Enterolab results, with severe malabsorption: Two DQ2 celiac genes--highest possible risk.

gluten-free since 4/22/07; SF since 7/07; 3/08 & 7/08 high sugar levels in stool (i.e. cannot break down carbs) digestive enzymes for carbs didn't help; 7/18/08 started SCD as prescribed by my physician (MD).

10/2000 dx LYME disease; 2008 clinical dx CELIAC; Other: hypothyroid, allergies, dupuytrens, high mercury levels

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