Jump to content
  • Sign Up

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

misulli

Waiting On Test Results, Need Some Advice

Recommended Posts

Good Morning,

This is my first time posting on here. I have read many posts and so many sound familier. A few weeks ago I went to a gastro doc on the advice of a new primary care physician. I have had stomach issues (mostly D) for over seven years now. For all of these years I was told I has IBS and take some fiber. This has NOT worked. The doctor did a full panel of tests to include a Celiac Test. I am waiting on the results of that test. In the meanwhile my tests that would show any malnutrition (vitamin deficiencies, anemia, etc.) all came back OK. I live on Imodium. If I do not take at least two every morning, I cannot leave the house and live in pure fear that I will have an accident (it has happened in the past). In addition, I have always been very thin. I had both my gallbladder removed and an emergency appendectomy last year and have not been able to put back on the 15 pounds I have lost. Based on everything I have read, It does sound like a gluten intolerance. My question is, if the tests come back showing that I do not have Celiac, what are my options. I am scheduled for a colonoscopy in early October, but cannot stand living like this. I am very tempted to try to gluten free diet even if the test comes back negative. Any thoughts on how I should proceed???

Thanks so much!

Michelle

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

×
×
  • Create New...