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Just wondering if having mucus in your stool is common for celiac disease? I've tried doing a search and everything mentions ulcerative colitis and chrohn's but I don't see any mention of celiac disease. I know it's gluten related because I didn't have it before doing this gluten challenge but, can gluten cause ulcerative colitis and chron's also? All my researching has been on celiac so I don't know much about the other conditions. Thanks!

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Just wondering if having mucus in your stool is common for celiac disease? I've tried doing a search and everything mentions ulcerative colitis and chrohn's but I don't see any mention of celiac disease. I know it's gluten related because I didn't have it before doing this gluten challenge but, can gluten cause ulcerative colitis and chron's also? All my researching has been on celiac so I don't know much about the other conditions. Thanks!

wow... someone finally went there... all this time ive been on here and we're all talkin about our BMs... & ive always been too embarrassed and grossed out to bring this one up.

yes- ive experienced this- off & on the last 8 years or so... i REALLY really hope it doesnt have to be colitis or crohns... because i really started having it on a regular basis in the 2 years between my blood panels & colonoscopy.... and my self diagnosis/going gluten free. so im not sure if i had anything serious. my colonoscopy in 2008 was clear... but i really had the mucous on a regular basis between 2008 & 2010... even when i was only having SMALL amounts of gluten & not too much cramping or pain. i always assumed that it was lymphatic material from the small intestine?? cause cant celiac cause lymphocyte problems in the SI?

it went away completely after i went gluten-free for good. there were actually 2 times in the last 6 months where i thought i was having it again, and it scared the crap out of me- but i realized that the day before i had had TOO MUCH sticky hard cheese- and it had not absorbed at all.

sorry- so much TMI :huh:

so, again, i cant tell u exactly what the cause of it was, or diagnosis, but it did go away when i went gluten free.

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I have had this as well. Mine had been on and off for years, but did get really bad in the last six months.(sometimes that's all that came out-TMI) I have only been gluten free for about 6 weeks-but I haven't had it since...So in my case I am sure it was from gluten!

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wow... someone finally went there... all this time ive been on here and we're all talkin about our BMs... & ive always been too embarrassed and grossed out to bring this one up.

yes- ive experienced this- off & on the last 8 years or so... i REALLY really hope it doesnt have to be colitis or crohns... because i really started having it on a regular basis in the 2 years between my blood panels & colonoscopy.... and my self diagnosis/going gluten free. so im not sure if i had anything serious. my colonoscopy in 2008 was clear... but i really had the mucous on a regular basis between 2008 & 2010... even when i was only having SMALL amounts of gluten & not too much cramping or pain. i always assumed that it was lymphatic material from the small intestine?? cause cant celiac cause lymphocyte problems in the SI?

it went away completely after i went gluten-free for good. there were actually 2 times in the last 6 months where i thought i was having it again, and it scared the crap out of me- but i realized that the day before i had had TOO MUCH sticky hard cheese- and it had not absorbed at all.

sorry- so much TMI :huh:

so, again, i cant tell u exactly what the cause of it was, or diagnosis, but it did go away when i went gluten free.

I guess dealing with my girl's digestive problems for the last 3 years has gotten me pretty loose about talking about this stuff :P

I'm pretty sure mine is related to gluten since I didn't have it when I was gluten free and now I'm having it on my gluten loaded diet. It just kinda worried me when I googled it and everything that came up had to do with the other two conditions.

I'll look into the lymphatic problem...

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I have had this as well. Mine had been on and off for years, but did get really bad in the last six months.(sometimes that's all that came out-TMI) I have only been gluten free for about 6 weeks-but I haven't had it since...So in my case I am sure it was from gluten!

I have that too where sometimes that's all that comes out. It's kinda gross!

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