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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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a few yrs ago i took rifaximin to treat bacterial overgrowth, i supplemented during & after with intensive probiotics and had very good results for a while after. my stools and bowel function normalized. so i tried a 2nd course a little over a month ago and unfortunately i didnt have the same results. ever since i have been experiencing severe bloating and gas and i cant get rid of it. im spending a week with my girlfriend around the holidays and i really dont wanna be gassy & bloated the whole time. anyone know what i can do? ive been taking some herbal antimicrobials but they only work for a while and as soon as i stop the bloating returns. on my last night of the 2nd course of antibiotics i drank WAY too much and was sick the next day so not sure if that messed me up. would appreciate any help on this- i have a week until my trip :)

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The drinking could have messed you up, what were you drinking? When I had c-diff, alcohol and diary made everything ten times worse.

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Liquor and way too much. what do u think it could have done? right now i can be completely fine one day but the next day bloated and gassy then ok again the next day

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Liquor is suppose to be fine for celiacs, just make sure what it is mixed with is safe. Now with c diff I couldn't have any alcohol or diary for couple of months. Went thru three rounds of antibiotics back to back.

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