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My Symptoms - Don't Think It's Celiac But Maybe Intolerance?

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Hey, everyone. New here.

Just wondering if anyone will tell me what they think of my symptoms. I don't think I have Celiac but possibly just gluten intolerance or sensitivity.

For the past two months I have been extremely nauseated (never puking), which is one of the reasons I'm curious.

I went to the doctor today finally to discuss the nausea and she thinks it's because of too much acid in my stomach, but she ordered a Celiac blood test just in case because I asked her too. She also ordered a CBC, and two other tests (can't remember which ones) - I assume because of what my mother has (see more in the bottom of the post).

  • Nausea - constant
  • Fatigue
  • get dizzy sometimes - oftentimes when I stand up I get huge head rushes to the point where I'm seeing black and fall over
  • Increased gas (kinda smelly LOL)
  • constantly want cake and chocolate(don't know if this would be a real symptom because I have lost a good 25 pounds since January and have restricted my dessert intake)
  • constant headaches
  • sometimes get short of breath for no reason
  • once in a while (maybe every two weeks) I get a weird tingling/heated sensation in my legs
  • heartburn (have had for at least a few years)
  • suffer from anxiety and depression
  • very irritable all the time
  • joint pain (I have Reflex Neurovascular/Sympathetic Dystrophy)
  • have trouble falling asleep
  • get UTIs and Conjunctivitis quite a lot
  • have been having more constipation than usual (used to get constipated a lot as a child but it stopped when I entered my teen years)

My family has a history of heart disease, depression (grandmother was suicidal), and cancer. My mother's parents were born in Sicily and she has Thrombocytopenia (giant platelets), which I believe may have some relation to Celiac but I'm not certain. She also has a thyroid problem (I tested for it a year ago but it came back negative as well as anemia). I have also been misdiagnosed for Rheumatoid Arthritis if that helps, but that was changed to the RND.

What do you think? I don't think I have the major Celiac symptoms but the ones I do have have to mean something, right?


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You could possibly have celiac disease. Most everything you listed can be a symptom of celiac.

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It could be Celiac, so you need to continue eating gluten for testing.

Feeling faint upon standing could be POTS.

Continue with your testing and remember there is growing evidence that a gluten free diet can be very helpful in many auto-immune diseases.

:) Remember to get all copies of your test results. :)

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Thanks, guys. I'm still waiting for the test results but I will definitely post them when I get my hands on them.

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Got my lab results today...or rather, I was told them. I apparently have no sensitivity to gluten, but I do have Hepatitis A and that's why I've been feeling nauseated for so long.

I requested a copy of all my results and out of the four that I had done, the one she did not give me a copy of was my Celiac Panel...guess I'll have to go back later and get it.

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