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Hey...I know that with a gluten free diet you are supposed to be 100% or nothing at all. Right now I have been eating gluten free after I went to an allergist / nutritionist. Gluten and wheat both came up on the list of stuff I was allergic to in addition to dairy.

But, after following a strict clean diet for 1 month, I was retested and only "wheat" came up as an allergen. Gluten did not appear on the list.

So...I still am sticking to a gluten free diet for a long time, so all the damage can heal. But, since gluten did not reappear on the list...do you think that means I am not really gluten intolerant?..just wheat intolerant? I still have a feeling I am allergic to gluten, as of now, even thought it did not come up on the list.

And, I don't know if I am extremely allergic to wheat and/or how much of it I can tolerate? All I know is that it came up on the list a second time. So my question is..has anyone, after eating gluten free for a substantial time, been able to add a normal food in once in a while and felt fine?

Also, so then I am guessing I am just wheat intolerant? Is that largely different than gluten intolerant? I just was wondering about maybe having regular piece of food here and there..sometime in the future? Does anyone do that?

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Hey...I know that with a gluten free diet you are supposed to be 100% or nothing at all. Right now I have been eating gluten free after I went to an allergist / nutritionist. Gluten and wheat both came up on the list of stuff I was allergic to in addition to dairy.

But, after following a strict clean diet for 1 month, I was retested and only "wheat" came up as an allergen. Gluten did not appear on the list.

So...I still am sticking to a gluten free diet for a long time, so all the damage can heal. But, since gluten did not reappear on the list...do you think that means I am not really gluten intolerant?..just wheat intolerant? I still have a feeling I am allergic to gluten, as of now, even thought it did not come up on the list.

And, I don't know if I am extremely allergic to wheat and/or how much of it I can tolerate? All I know is that it came up on the list a second time. So my question is..has anyone, after eating gluten free for a substantial time, been able to add a normal food in once in a while and felt fine?

Also, so then I am guessing I am just wheat intolerant? Is that largely different than gluten intolerant? I just was wondering about maybe having regular piece of food here and there..sometime in the future? Does anyone do that?

Which test did your allergist use for gluten and wheat? If you weren't consuming gluten for a month, you probably didn't have antibodies in your blood to react to the test. That's good news, which means your gut can heal, not rationale to return to eating gluten.

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Which test did your allergist use for gluten and wheat? If you weren't consuming gluten for a month, you probably didn't have antibodies in your blood to react to the test. That's good news, which means your gut can heal, not rationale to return to eating gluten.

It was a holistic nutritionist / allergist....so it was a little different. She used bioenergetic testing, so it wasn't the typical allergy test done.

Before all of this started, I was eating wheat bread and bagels everyday..so I think that's where the problem started from. I was consuming a very high percentage of gluten. Especially because of the wheat bread....

I know I cannot go back to eating those things everyday, but I just didn't know if it would be possible to have a normal snack once in a while...

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It was a holistic nutritionist / allergist....so it was a little different. She used bioenergetic testing, so it wasn't the typical allergy test done.

Before all of this started, I was eating wheat bread and bagels everyday..so I think that's where the problem started from. I was consuming a very high percentage of gluten. Especially because of the wheat bread....

I know I cannot go back to eating those things everyday, but I just didn't know if it would be possible to have a normal snack once in a while...

I don't think you should eat gluten.

I tested positive for a gluten allergy IgE, and my family doctor said that that can be indicative of celiac, (I tested negative for the celiac blood test though). She basically said you can test positive as an allergy when you actually have celiac.

If you tested positive for gluten, then removed gluten and the test is now negative you could have celiac disease and not just an allergy, according to my family doctor.

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It was a holistic nutritionist / allergist....so it was a little different. She used bioenergetic testing, so it wasn't the typical allergy test done.

Before all of this started, I was eating wheat bread and bagels everyday..so I think that's where the problem started from. I was consuming a very high percentage of gluten. Especially because of the wheat bread....

I know I cannot go back to eating those things everyday, but I just didn't know if it would be possible to have a normal snack once in a while...

Of oourse, you can do anything want, but you will pay the consequences. Most people who abstain from gluten for awhile, react with even stronger reactions when they eat gluten once in a while. Your body will react with even more gluten antibodies after a period of abstinence. If you had mild symptoms, you may have stronger symptoms after not eating gluten for awhile. If you just keep eating gluten, your body will be damaged enough that eventually you will get stronger symptoms or different symptoms indicative of additional autoimmune diseases.

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It was a holistic nutritionist / allergist....so it was a little different. She used bioenergetic testing, so it wasn't the typical allergy test done.

And you believed it? I think to answer your question you need to eat a full-gluten diet for three months and have proper celiac testing done. If you're not celiac you may be able to eat gluten occasionally if you tolerate it. If you're celiac avoidance needs to be 100%.

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