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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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Corn gives me the same symptoms as being glutened.  Really ticks me off b/c it's in every single processed food in this country.  With that said, I need some corn free pain reliever.  How would I get a RX for this so I could get it filled at a compounding pharmacy.  I asked my gastro's nurse and she said take Tylenol...it's a small amount of corn..........yeah......um...ok..tell this to my gut and my migraine.

 

Anyone know?

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I went to the free clinic and explained my problem to the doctor there. (I couldn't see paying for a $100 plus office visit just so I could get a prescription.) Not only did he write me a 'script, but I found the only doctor I would ever trust by doing so. He spent over an hour with me, and I found out he does that with every patient! He's the one who accepted MY diagnosis of celiac, based on results from the diet plus family history. He's also the one who sent me to his nutritionist (at his regular practice) and told her to go easy on me because I was broke. I can't even remember now, but I THINK that after spending 2 1/2 hours with me, she charged ten bucks. I gave her twenty and felt guilty about it, but I really was broke at the time, and so grateful to have found these people.

 

Do NOT take regular Tylenol!! It will only make your pain worse. If your gastro's nurse refused, you should insist on talking to the doctor himself. If he won't do it, maybe you can try another doctor - your GP, or even check out a free clinic near you.

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Thanks Bart. What a wonderful doctor you found!!!!  I hear ya about the regular Tylenol making my pain worse..That couldnt be more true.  

GP said ask gastro....I keep getting pushed around....crazy because it's just tylenol. 

 

I took regular Tylenol yesterday and by night, I had D 3 times and a migraine all day today....stupid corn.

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Can you take aspirin? (I can't. :( ) But I just googled Alka-Seltzer and found this: http://www.alkaseltzer.com/asp/products/allergySinusHeadache_lg.html

It lists the active ingredients, and then if you scroll down the page you'll see the inactive ingredients. It looks safe to me. It's funny though, I didn't see regular old Alka-Seltzer on their website. But even if you have to take this stuff, it'll help with your pain.

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Could you get something at a health food store for pain?  I don't use pain stuff myself but I think they should have something there and it might even be corn free.

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