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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease?  Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes
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paige_ann246

Diagnosis: Scabies

Well i ended up at the ER today because I just couldn't take the itching anymore. I told the NP all of my symptoms and she said that the ER doesn't really know how to treat things like rashes that have been going on for a month (like mine),but only treat rashes that just "popped up". So they gave me some cream for contact dermatitis (Scabies). I told her that this is not scabies, but she didn't listen. UGGGHHH! I wish doctors would actually listen to the patients once in a while and not try to rush them out!
paige_ann246

I Want To Know Now!

I feel so terrible right now. My hands are throbbing, burning and itching. All my joints hurt and my stomach is soo upset, but I haven't eaten anything. THIS BE WHAT DEATH FEELS LIKE! I just wish all of this would go away.
paige_ann246

Just Starting To Learn

Hey Ya'll! I'm Paige and I'm new to celiac.com. I started doing research on celiac disease about one month ago. The more and more I read & learn about, the more it feels like I have found what been causing me problems for so long. It all started about when I was 15-16 when I was diagnosed with arthritis & my knees would swell up 3 times there size. I have been dealing with depression and anxiety since I was 12.I have really terrible panic attacks. Now here recently it seems like I have alot more symptoms. I am always itchy and I scratch until I bleed and leave bruises. I have little blisters on my hands & feet that are very painful and itchy. I am always tired, no matter how much or how little I sleep. My teeth are chipping very easily. Sometimes I'm constipated badly and then the next thing I know I am running to the bathroom. When I was 15-16 I was considered to be underweight, but now I am overweight. I have unexplained nosebleeds out of no where. My lips crack in the corners. I have really bad acid reflux. I have insomnia. I get really bad headaches. I have been diagnosed with kidney stones. My periods are very irregular. I have a terrible memory, I can't remember why I walked into the other room.I have tingling in my hands. My doctor ran a standard blood test and my liver function was high. Not only that but the risk factors also run in my family that include: arthritis and type 1 diabetes. I tried to tell my doctor about all of my symptoms, but he didn't seem to interested in how I was feeling.So this is why i'm here to ask all who have celiac disease if it seems like to you (in your opinion)that I have celiac disease? :D PLEASE FEEL FREE TO COMMENT!
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