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Celiac And Factor V Leiden

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I saw a post from another subscriber wondering about a connection between FV Leiden and Celiac. I am also curious to know if there is a correlation. I am positive for Factor V and developed a DVT 4 years ago which developed into a pulmonary embolism. I was very lucky and was on Coumadin for 10 months and now take fish oil and Nattokinase daily. I have had gastrointestinal problems for the past 20 years and have tried one thing and another to solve my problems. I went gluten free over a year ago and since that time have had minimal problems. Since Celiac Disease and gluten sensitivity/intolerance affect the immune system and I am reading some of the group seem to have stomach issues, I am wondering if there is a connection between Factor V and glucose intolerance/Celiac. Also, my mother and brother are Factor V positive and also have gluten intolerance issues. My brother has had trouble with gallstones and this summer had a GIST tumor removed from his stomach.

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I saw a post from another subscriber wondering about a connection between FV Leiden and Celiac.

No. I asked Dr Moll - the consultant Hemo at the FVL site, and Director of the Thrombophilia Program at the Carolina Cardiovascular Biology Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology, UNC Chapel Hill. The answer was 'no', and there is there also no association with other autoimmune conditions.


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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