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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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Does anyone remember how they felt after the biopsie and endoscopy? We're you a little sore, tender where the biopsie was done, or is this just a whole bunch of gas still stuck down and up,there. The nurse said to take some gas x. I am afraid to pat my tummy after having a biopsie done, just in case it is sensitive. Have anyone experienced this discomfort and will it pass. My colposcopy and endoscopy were fine, just waiting for biopsie results to come back. And btw I did eat a half of a sandwich each day before the test.. Thanks for advise. I am a newbie

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I only had the endoscopy with biopsy (no colonoscopy). I remember it being a little tender where they took the biopsy right after they were finished. But then it was fine. The doctor's office called me the morning after I had the procedure to ask how I was doing. I hope yours does the same thing and you can report how you feel. Or if they don't call you maybe you should call in and ask about what you are experiencing.

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I've had 3 endoscopes now. I had a bit of gas after the last one, but not pain from the biopsies..and they took quite a few.

Maybe yours is gas..or the effects of eating gluten?

It wouldn't hurt to call the Dr.s office and tell them how you're feeling?

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Had both done and was a little sore a few days later but other than that I was fine. However, I was warned that many suffer with severe gas for a bit after (following the colonoscopy). I was one of the lucky ones.

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Thank you. It is the next moring and I am still passing gas. If it has not improved by this afternoon, I will call doctor. My throat is much better. Thanks all, you made me feel better.

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