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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 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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Hello,today i had visited the doctor to get a check,nothing special and it appears that in my medical log it says that 3 years ago i was diagnosed with ceilac.

My family and I never heard or knew anything about that and at first i was pretty sure its a mistake (i still do)anyways i still had to take a test to prove that i'm not sick in order of the that medical note be deleted and i had a blood test toady.I'm kinda worried that i am actually sick and wanted to know if its possible that for 3 years i have been sick with celiac and never showed any symptoms.i do have a stomach aches from time to time and i actually have constipation from time to time and from what i understand its the opposite effect from celiac symptoms.

I eat a lot of gluten and just wanted to hear from celiacs if its possible that for three years i have been eaten so much of it but never showed any of the symptoms.

Sorry for my English,and thank you for your time and help.

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Celiac has a wide range, from stomach aches to constipation.

 

Yes, it is very possible. Celiac can go "silent" (no symptoms) and still be doing damage, regardless of how much gluten has been eaten.

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There are many people with confirmed Celiac despite not having any outward symptoms.

 

Its good to get the test confirmed since your original doctor never explained or clarified your first results.

Good luck.

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I am glad you found out about it finally.  Some don't have symptoms.   My symptoms changed after I went gluten free.   

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