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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. I also did not have the usual symptoms.
  2. Hi. So I have spent MANY years trying to track down the source of my GI problems was. I was at wits end because I tested negative on all testing, scans, probing, and anything else the medical community threw at me. I then found a doctor who asked if I was ever tested for SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth). I said I had never been. She hooked me up with testing and... WAAALAHHHH...I tested positive and now on antibiotics, with a plan to me with someone to go over a SIBO friendly diet with me. Has SIBO been discussed with you? If not, you may want to look into it. Good luck to you!
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  4. New Here!

    Hello. I am new here as well. I have had GI symptoms that come and go, and various doctors through the years have suggested food preservative allergies, lactose intolerance, and stress reaction. When I am fine...I am fine. But when my GI symptoms (diarrhea, gas, bloating, cramping, pain under the ribs, nausea) my life is a living hell. However, as many of you may well know, there is an attitude with doctors that unless they can diagnosis "it", "it" does not exist. Since doctors have not been able to help me, I have done my own research and I suspect a malabsorption problem, and I wonder if Celiac Disease is the ultimate cause. I am going to a naturopathic doctor in a couple of weeks (at this point I have nothing left to loose going to alternative medicine). My question is this: have any of you had moments of a few months of feeling well, then, BOOM, 2 -4 weeks of GI distress that makes you just want to stay home near your bathroom? Thank you.