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Vaccination A Trigger?

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Something else I have always wondered is how the gene in my daughter was switched on. I am sure it was due to her 4 month vaccinations can this be the case? Even though she had not been exposed purposly to gluten. She seemed to stop drinking her bottles and wanted to sleep all of the time. I went to the doc and he said reactions to vaccination only lasted a couple of days and that It was probably behavioural. Could it be because of accidental glutening from my hands etc she is very gluten sensitive.


[b]Had very interesting symptoms as a child. Failure to thrive, lactose intollerance, vomiting, recurrent bladder infections, short stature (5ft tall)

Have family on my dads side dx celiac.

grandmother and brother symptomatic! No dx as this is recent discovery.

My symptoms returned Feb 08

Negative blood tests. 04/08

No iga deficiency test.

Gluten free 15/7/08

Daughter 17 months.

symptomatic since six months

Remarkable dietary response

Lactose intollerant

Negative blood test at nine months.Gluten free at the time for 4 weeks

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The celiac disease genes are usually switched on because of illness, accident or stress. Vaccinations are major stressors, and many kids react very badly to them. So, I think that they could definitely be the cause of her celiac disease starting up.


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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Something else I have always wondered is how the gene in my daughter was switched on. I am sure it was due to her 4 month vaccinations can this be the case? Even though she had not been exposed purposly to gluten. She seemed to stop drinking her bottles and wanted to sleep all of the time. I went to the doc and he said reactions to vaccination only lasted a couple of days and that It was probably behavioural. Could it be because of accidental glutening from my hands etc she is very gluten sensitive.

There are a lot of things that can factor in as a "trigger" for Celiac. The last two medical seminars I attended, the doctors did say that vaccination could trigger the disease. When you stimulate the immune system, these things can happen. They have no way of knowing who will and will not react to a vaccine. And even if you avoided all vaccines, some other illness or even stress could just as easily trigger the gene. There's no cut and dry answer.

I may be in the minority here, but I do not believe that a 4 month old can present with "behavioral" issues. Those issues tend to present when as an infant grows older and is more aware of environment and what they can do to alter it. I also do not agree with your doctor that vaccine reactions only last a couple of days. Perhaps he/she meant "reaction" in the strictest sense...where there's swelling, crying, fever, etc.. He/she may not be taking into account the actual side effects of the reaction...which can last days, weeks, months and up to a lifetime.

Sorry for not being much help. It's just tough to pin this disease down to one incident. If it's of any consolation, I also see a correlation between certain vaccines and the onset of food reactions. We lost dairy, eggs and food colorings within a two week period after a vaccine. Dd had been fine with these foods for MONTHS beforehand. Within those two weeks, she actually began getting strange rashes and having GI issues after having those same foods. I really feel that in my dd's case, it was just too many vaccines in too short of a timespan. If I had to do it all over again, things would happen on a very different timetable, and some, not at all.


Vicky

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