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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. This might sound completely wrong, but I figured I'd put it out there and see if anyone else has had this occur to them. I was diagnosed with Celiac on 2/10/10. I got pregnant in March of 2010 (hardly even a month after my diagnosis). I stuck to the gluten free diet the entire time I was pregnant... knowing that was going to be best for my unborn child. Okay, so, I had him in December, and after I was done breast feeding, I felt the need to splurge.... so I did, and I admit that I never suffered any consequences for it. Now, that was back in March of 2011... I've watched what I intake for glutenous foods, and make sure that if I do "splurge", that I make sure there's weeks in between splurges. Well, since I figured that because I wasn't having a reaction to eating the foods that would normally send me running to the bathroom, I started lessening the gap between splurges, and have still found that I haven't suffered any consequences. This week has been a "bad" week for me as far as the exposure to those delicious glutenous foods, and I haven't been able to resist the temptation. I have probably eaten something glutenous every day this week and have yet to have any reaction. So, basically what I'm wondering is this. If celiac disease is something that you can carry your whole life and then comes out when triggered by something, is it possible that it can go back into hiding due to something like being pregnant? I know every person is different, especially when it comes to the effects of gluten on their system, but I would like to know if there's ANYONE else out there that has experienced what I'm experiencing! Thanks!