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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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jhol    0

ok ive had this symptom for a while now,

 

even before the doc went with the celiac tests. id been keeping a food diary and one symptom was ,i kinda felt like my labia and around my clitoris was swelling up . sorry if thats too much information. its sooooo irritating and i just cant figure out whats happening. im sure its food related coz i dont feel it all the time and its mostly at night that i notice it. i cant really describe it , i dont know if its itchy or tingly, i just know its bloody annoying. i try my best not to touch it in any way coz if i do it intensifies and drives me crazy.sometimes its dry and irritated and others its perfectly normal - god ive never paid so much attention to my nether regions lol.

just looked up the diary and the symptoms were with quorn and a soya dessert. but just had cup of coffee and a handfull of cashews and got it again.

ive tried googling it but it just mostly suggests and infection - sure its not that coz its not all the time . no discharge or smell (soz again)

 

anybody had this or any suggestions

 

dont eat quorn now- i discovered how it was made(dont know if its good or bad). and try to avoid soya just because i didnt want to find out another food i couldnt eat- if that made sense. 

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Zibby    1

Honestly, if I had those symptoms and you know it isn't a yeast infection, I'd see a gynocologist. Good luck though!

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Juliebove    93

What age are you?  I had symptoms that I thought were a yeast infection.  Nope!  It was low estrogen.

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VeggieGal    16

its interesting you bringing that up...I gave up quorn when I went gluten free about 10 wks ago (because most of the quorn products i bought contained gluten plus I realised the process of quorn!).. but I used to get swollen lymph glands under the chin, in the armpits, and in the groin after eating it ! ...suppose it couldve been a gluten reation but im highly suspicious it was the quorn.

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jhol    0

thats odd,

 

always hated quorn but thought i needed to up my protein to try to get my weight down, so made myself eat it until i didnt mind eating it. i kept getting pains under my arms like i was gonna get an abscess but then nothing would happen.. weird ...  

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