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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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Sorry, I wanted to add a couple more things.

I think it's kind of funny you would say that you feel "lighter". That's what I kept saying. I couldn't explain it to anyone - I just felt lighter within a couple days of being gluten-free. Strange you would say that ... or is it?

Anyway, I'm glad you're feeling better.

I don't understand it either. I doubt I've dropped more than five pounds since this started, but everything just seems easier to do now. I don't feel as heavy or have as hard a time getting out of a chair or off the floor, things like that. Anything physical is easier to do now. Everything is easier now.

I'm glad we're both feeling better :D

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Wait wait wait, medication? What medication? You got drugs? Oh thats's so unfair. <_<

Geez, you'd think they could have at least thrown a little Valium your way or something. There might be a reason you didn't have Versed - it's a little risky for some, and if you had reaction to the local, it probably would have been worse with Versed (I assume what I had was Versed - I took some basic anesthesia classes a while back for my old job). Mine was a local anesthesia too, & I was awake - just with a moderate sedative, but I could still feel it - just without anxiety. Sorry you didn't get any good meds ! And, I can't believe they told you what you could or couldn't feel - what a bunch of monkeys.

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Geez, you'd think they could have at least thrown a little Valium your way or something. There might be a reason you didn't have Versed - it's a little risky for some, and if you had reaction to the local, it probably would have been worse with Versed (I assume what I had was Versed - I took some basic anesthesia classes a while back for my old job). Mine was a local anesthesia too, & I was awake - just with a moderate sedative, but I could still feel it - just without anxiety. Sorry you didn't get any good meds ! And, I can't believe they told you what you could or couldn't feel - what a bunch of monkeys.

It's okay, my body got even with them. B) After they positioned the needle and took the first biopsy they looked at it under the microscope and decided they didn't have enough of a sample. When they told me they were going to take another sample my body just went. I went into a cold sweat and thought I was going to throw up and I started shaking so bad I was bouncing off the table. They assumed I was going into shock. It was really too small of a room for that many people to be running into each other in a panic, LOL. Fortunately it was just the accumulated nerves and not shock. In retrospect, I bet they wished they'd given me Valium too.

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