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How Long Does It Take For Villi To Regrow?

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IF you spend 3 months eating non gluten stuff and your villi grows back? What if you ate some gluten stuff, does it take those 3 months again to come back????

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It may take longer than 3 months for your system to heal depends on how long your Celiac has been active. Your need to maintain a gluten free diet for at least 6 months to 1 year to give your system time to heal. Even after healing your villi may not be back to 100%. Even after maintaining a gluten free diet anytime you eat gluten you will do dammage to your villi that may not heal again so it's not worth the risk.

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I agree. It took at least a year for my villi to "reactivate" after becoming gluten-free. If I accidently eat something with gluten, I have problems for at least 2 weeks after the incident. It is better to avoid the gluten!

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This is a useful post thanku for writing it.

For me I found out that it can take two years. I am not expecting short term healing because of also my trigger event experience I am going through and this has revealed the process

of healing for me, is going to be a very slow journey that is going to need a lot of patience. But in the end, healing is a possibility that I really didn't have before. Had Gerds and Ibs and other things for over twenty years.

Even if ur villi does come back, u need to maintain and live the diet anyway. My focus is now on, this is a new way of living and a new thing for me, that I must do for the rest of my life, so I can live with that. Because the alternative was worse that brought no true relief or healing. for me it has become a blessing.

Peace41

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Of course this in one of those things with no pat answer. It all depends on the person, the amount of damage, what and how much you ate, and so on.

richard

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Agreed, it depends on the person and length of undiagnosis. I've had Celiac's for approximately 26 years but was only diagnosed 7 years ago (I'm 40 years old). I just went for my three year gastrointestinal imaging series and not only have none of my villi regrown, the duodeum is actually turning a grayish black color. I have followed the strictest of gluten free diets and living for the past seven years but due to misdiagnosing in my teenage and early adult years resulting in my continuing of digesting and applying gluten foods and products I have no chance of my villi ever regrowing. I am now diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis and am awaiting most recent biopsies to see what else is going on as I am unable to tolerate or digest even gluten free foods. Best advice, diagnose as early as possible and follow strictest gluten free diets and lifestyle to best manage and live pain free. 

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I have been recently diagnosed to well 2 months ago, and my Specialist told me my Villi may never heal 100% or it may heal within 1 year or 5 years.
Everyone is different. but from someone who has recently had to adopt a gluten free diet get used to it and get creative with your food, its the only way. I have adopted a Paleo diet for now it has seemed to help me.

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