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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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After I went gluten-free the first time I had Anaphylaxis a few times. I reacted to eggs, mayonaise, bell pepper etc. I also had low stomach acidity and very few bowel movements (some days I almost got none!). I had difficulties going to the toilet. Is that Leaky Gut or MCAS? I am planning on going gluten-free again, but I'm afraid. This time I will cut all foods I reacted to before but I want to know what is it. Living in a place where most doctors don't believe Celiac and Leaky gut exist I have to be my own medic.

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Hi Radly and Welcome to the Forum.

 

I think I saw in some previous post that you are self-diagnosed?  Is that for Celiac and MCAS or one of the two?  Typically MCAS symptoms are due to Histamines.  It's difficult to answer your questions without a bit more information.  

 

Colleen

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