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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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  1. thanks. i'm going to stick with the diet for now. the gi dr told me he doesn't think the h pylori was causing the stomach pain that i originally went to the regular dr for. he said he wouldn't have given me the meds for that but i had already started taking it so i needed to finish it. from my understanding the meds for it completely kill the lining of the stomach so thats why i was thinking it was the reason for the neg results. i'm feeling much better with the diet so thats my self diagnosis. i'll go back to the gi dr after doing the diet for a while and see what his opinion is.
  2. I tested positive for h pylori and celiac at the same time on a blood panel. I took helidac because I'm allergic to azithromycin and couldn't take the prevpac. My GI did the endoscopy for celiac only 1 week after finishing the helidac medicine. It came up negative. The GI DR told me that the helidac would have an effect on teh results if I did the endoscopy during the time I was taking the medicine. Could the fact that I did the endoscopy only one week after finishing the medicine affect the results? That was in July 2010 and now Jan 2011 I am still in pain. I started a gluten free diet about 10 days ago at my own discretion and already my abdominal pain that I get after I eat has gone away. Should I go back to the GI doctor? Should I keep the diet going for longer before I approach the GI Dr or should I see him before I do my self test and reintroduce gluten in a few weeks?