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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 FREE Celiac.com email alerts   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) 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 Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.


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  1. I will have to give Dr. Green another shot. I have nothing to lose except for 10 dollar co-pay and bridge tolls. Maybe he can actually help.
  2. I know i consume Casein....and I do have milk in certain products. However, wouldn't my blood tests state an allergy to either?
  3. I eat Soy yogurt and Soy Cheese Pizza, but am trying to avoid dairy. 3 years ago they said I wasn't lactose intolerant, but who knows. I also eat spinach, carrots and citrucel fiber almost everyday, which may give gas. But without those things, I more than likely won't have a bowel movement.
  4. I have been tested for other intolerances, but not for a while. My main symptoms are gas, bloating and constipation. I appreciate the quick responses. Maybe I should stay away from those crackers.....need to find a new snack
  5. I'm nick and this is my first post to this message board. I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease over 3 years ago. After years of people thinking I was faking and pure intestinal torture, i adopted the diet and finally began feeling relief. Granted, I do make an occasional mistake(I was taking Maalox up to this year!) but overall I am much better than I originally was. My current progress is that I have roughly 3 days wear I feel excellent and 3 days were a feel not so good. All I consume are Gluten-free foods and I was just wondering is it "normal" to never feel perfect? I have some brief questions, if that is okay? 1. What symptoms did you have with Celiac? I had numerous symptoms (sexual, strep, fatique) that weren't clearly defined under any celiac-symptom guide. 2. I consume rice crackers that say they are gluten free on the package, but also say they may contain wheat due to cross contination in little print. Should I stay away? I also consume Gorilla Munch cereal and that says it may contain traces of peanuts and I have been tasting peanuts my last four boxes 3. Has anyone hear ever gone to see Dr. Peter Green in NY? I saw him a few months ago(as a belated second opinion)and I thought he was really unprofessional. At first he said that I didn't have Celiac Disease without looking at any tests. He also prescribed an anti-depressant just because he thought it was all in my head. However once he the test came back that I had low cholestorol, he now wants to put me through the full testing procedure. I heard he was one of the best in the field, does anyone have any experience with him? He hasn't returned my calls for two weeks, but I think testing may be a good idea right about now.. Sorry about ranting I look forward to talking to all on here.....sorry for any mispellings, I'm bad at checking my work Nick