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.
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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?
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Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested?
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Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases?
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Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid?
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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?
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That is good news! No celiac disease!
I would follow your doctor’s advice. Consider adding in more veggies and fruit into your diet. You can trial a gluten-free diet now that testing is over. That might help.
Did they rule anything else out? I would encourage you to obtain all your lab results and medical records. It is a very good thing to maintain!
Sherri, I am sorry that you are so uncomfortable. Perhaps it is your new gluten free diet. I saw that you mentioned that is is expensive which leads me to believe that you may have switched over to gluten free breads and other baked goods. These contain flours, gums, and additives that your body might be used to. Consider adding more fruit and veggies and eliminate the new grains and starches (e.g. corn, tapioca, etc.) until you get relief. I know that in the beginning I was having issues which was odd because my hubby who had been gluten-free for 12 years was not. Turns out, I can not tolerate Xanthan Gum found in many commercial gluten-free products.
I am having this same issue. Bloating and stopped up. Had colonoscopy week ago with lab. Dx celiac disease and started gluten free diet. (Difficult and expensive) I have not had a regular/normal bowel movement. Doing miralax, fleets, etc. Finally called Dr as I'm so uncomfortable and feel like 9 months pregnant! Her instructions continue miralax and do phillips mg. Still no solid BM. I am so uncomfortable. Distended. All upper abdomen. Don't know what to do from here.