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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Hi everyone - has anyone experienced terrible reflux that went away once you went gluten-free?  And if so - how long did it take to go away?

I have had absolutely awful reflux for a long time and after going gluten-free, it has decreased A LOT.  Gets very bad when I am accidentally glutened but it just hasn't gone away completely yet. 

Just looking to see if this tends to be common with celiacs and/or NCGI patients.  I see my doctor next week but looking for some help.

Thank you!!

 

Sarah

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That went away? Not really. Its still there but its no where near as bad.

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That went away? Not really. Its still there but its no where near as bad

 

that is really interesting - it's the one main thing that has been hanging around.  Not everyday but some you know?  Thank you for your response!

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I had acid reflux so bad for over 12 years. My entire GI tract burned from mouth to rectum. Not kidding.

I would "spill acid" back up into my throat which felt  closed and burning like mad. I did not want to eat

at one point and even water hurt.

 

No meds helped.

 

I can report to you that it is GONE!!!!  but it took awhile (maybe 10 months? and I had to be patient)

and now, I am 2.5 years post DX and have no GERD symptoms whatsoever.

 

(neither does my Mom, who also took meds for GERD for many years and has been gluten-free for 2 years)

 

Hang in there!

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hi there,

 

reflux wasnt something id complained to the doc about, but it was the only thing that was found at my endoscopy. i decided to go gluten and dairy free rather than take meds for it. i didnt have reflux again from that day on ( except for a strawberry smoothie- me and strawberries dont get on lol)

mine wasnt bad though so probably you,ll have to wait a bit longer to heal- but im sure you will. good luck x

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I was diagnosed with GERD, but I didn't that my reflux was THAT bad... I found the gluten free diet helps my reflux though! But still have to avoid chocolate :/

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My 4 yr old had reflux, it has almost completely gone gluten-free

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I was diagnosed with acid reflux in my teens and it got to a point were I couldn't eat or drink anything but water without horrible pain!! It had caused sores on my esophagus. I've no reflux on GFD until last night whenI know I got CC.

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Mine went away completely unless I eat gluten. It's one thing I have been very grateful for as this was a major issue I have had for many years.

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I'm with Tanya.  I think I've only had this symptom on one or two occasions since going gluten-free.

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Thank you everyone - so extremely helpful!!

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Mostly went for me, but I had to really cut down on sugar including fruit for a few months first.

 

Looks positive for you, good luck

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