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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. 2 Months - Feel Worse! :(

    I was diagnosed by biopsy. I have already taken every precautionary measure you suggested above since day 1 of gluten free diet. I wen't lactose free a week later after consulting a dietitian. I also take probiotics and vitamins. I have had a large loss of appetite recently. I have lost a lot of weight (I'm only 17 and am now very skinny). It makes no difference to my symptoms when I eat barely anything to when I eat a lot.
  2. Hi I was diagnosed with Celiac disease about 2 months ago. My symptoms are chronic abdominal pain, nausea insomnia, fatigue, heartburn, anxiety. Since my diagnoses I have been strictly gluten free, have avoided all cross-contamination and not glutenated once. It's been two months. And my symptoms have worsened. My doctor told me as soon as I went gluten free the villi would start to heal. So logically my symptoms should have decreased even slightly! And deffinately not gotten worse! I know that it can sometimes take a long time for the symptoms to completely dissapeer. But something is not right here- I feel much worse than I did when I was on 100% gluten diet. Any advice would be appreciated.