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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 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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Hi goddess,

Gluten can have a delayed reaction in some people of a few hours, days, weeks or even months. Although some people know within minutes if they have had gluten this is not always the case. All the symptoms you described could be caused by Celiac Disease. In my opinion it would be a good idea to be tested for it.

God bless,

Mariann

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Another thing to consider is that, if you are regularly eating these foods, you're essentially regularly feeling a bit sick (since you note the intestinal issues). "Feeling sick" after ingesting gluten doesn't mean you feel like you have a cold, or necessarily that you feel nauseous. It's different for all of us. But if you've been in that state for so long, you sort of get used to how it feels, and you don't notice a bit more gluten going into your system. It won't hurt to get tested.

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Thanks for your replies! Much appreciated.

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