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Lisa Ann

How Long Until D Goes Away?

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I'm curious to know how long it may take for my D to go away after going gluten-free? I know it probably varies for people but I've been gluten-free about a month now and I'm getting anxious for things to improve.


Lisa Ann

Gluten Free since April 2005

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It does vary from person to person so there really is not a time I can give you. My symptoms improved tremendously by month 3 and then a few months after that I was back to normal.

Juat make sure you are completely gluten free because if not that can hold up the healing process. Have you checked products like lipsticks and stuff you put on your head, face, and hands...these products have a high risk of getting into your mouth so it's just good to make sure there is no way for gluten to get in.

Have you seen improvement from the diet yet? For some people it can take days or weeks and for others it will take several months so hang in there.


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The thing that took away the runs for me was Carafate. I was allergic to the tablet though.

Get the suspension (nice cherry flavor). It doesn't have corn or starch in it. One of it's side affects is constipation. But it made bowel movement normal again (with some cramping on occasion).

It's actually an ulcer reliever/repairer. I was so acidic that it felt I was eliminating acid out the other end. So this relieved all of this. Try it, especially if it feels like you are moving acid through both ends. It also cleared up the "bm" smells (like baby's "bm"s).

Good luck. My Dr. told me to stay on it even when allergic to it because I needed it, and he WAS RIGHT!!!! Now that I am on the one without starch, I think things will normalize.

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Your language is fine. We probably talk more about bowels and BM's more than anything else here. :lol:


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It only took about 3-4 months before I wasn't eating Immodium like candy, but it took a whole year before I found my bowel function to be "back to normal."

And now... I do not move my bowels as often... sometimes it's 2 or 3 days before I have to go.

You're so right... bowel discussions are hard... hahaha.


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