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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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celiac3270, I didn't realize that you had been hospitalized. I am glad to hear that you are home again after your second hospital visit and pray that this surgery will be the answer for you. Cheers, Ruth S. Strack 2004

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celiac3270, Wishing you a speedy and uneventful (except for happiness and joy) recovery. Rest, then let us know how you are doing.

(By the way, which hospital were you at for this surgery?)

Debbie Midge :)

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Columbia Presbyterian -- the same hospital that Dr. Greene and my GI (celiac-specialist) practice at.

And thank you....the swelling went down a little bit with the pill--and I've just been relaxing, posting, and reading (right now it's Bringing Down the House -- a NY Times bestseller that I'm really enjoying right now).....no further incident w/ anything :)

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Hi celiac3270.....hope you are doing better. Who is the dr that you see at Columbia. I called ther last month to make an appt as I am moving to NJ this week and wanted to see Peter Green. Of course he is very busy and does not take my ins. They suggested that I see an associate. I think her name was Dr Lee.

I didn't make the appt yet but would love to hear about your experience there.

I saw a GI dr in NJ last month and he was OK....not Columbia material though.

Take care of yourself,

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Dr. Green doesn't take children so, since I'm only 14, I see Dr. Joseph Levy. Everyone, it seems, who has ever had him has been extremely pleased--he takes the time to talk to you, confident, reassuring, etc. He's only a pediatric doctor, though....I assume that you meant my normal GI, who specializes in celiac, at Columbia

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celiac3270 I am glad you are back and on the road to a full recovery!!!!!

Take care of yourself and get plenty of rest! :D

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No more tangled intestines...

Yipee!

Welcome back, celiac3270 -

Gina :)

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Awwwww... I feel bad, I haven't been around and didn't know! I'm so glad you are home. FYI -- if you (or anyone else) ever needs any kind of ng tube again (let's hope NOT) ask the nurses for chloroseptic when they place it, and for as long as you have it. Doesn't remove the pain entirely, but for some people it can help take the edge off.

Let's pray this is going to make the difference for you, after so much searching for help! You're the man! :)

Joanna

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Welcome Back celiac3270,

We missed you................we need you around so rest and relax and get well soon. Thanks for sharing your experience with us.....but then you are always sharing your knowledge that is above and beyond our expectations and your chronological age.

You had quite and ordeal but we know you were in good hands and that all this will contribute to you feeling much better in the long run.

You have the best attitude I've ever seen!!!

Kandee

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