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.
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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
Where can I buy gluten-free stuff?
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Did you have the celiac blood work panel?
did they do biopsies during the endoscopy? Damage sometimes doesn't show up until they put a biopsy under a microscope.
they can't just look at your insides and tell whether or not you have celiac.
Don't be worried! Cutting out gluten completely is all you need to do. Many people see their doctors regularly to monitor vitamin and iron levels, and repeat some of the celiac testing to show how well they are doing.
I personally had many symptoms, and it took about 2 months for them to all go away. For some it takes longer as the learning curve is steep for the diet. Gluten is hidden in many foods, and learning what it's called can take a while. So is eating out... you will have to learn what to ask when you eat out, and they make mistakes with cross contamination in restaurants a lot. You'll have to learn who to trust.
but most people will recommend to eating Whole Foods and not eating out for the first 6 months to heal your body faster. Just because you only have bloating doesn't mean there isn't damage inside your body.
Oh yes, milk is something you might be intolerant to for 6 to 12 months. Your inside damage can make it so you can't digest and absorb it properly, at least the protein in milk, and it definitely can cause bloating amongst other things.
Wecome to the board! There is a newbie section that can explain all this and much more. This site is like a godsend to celiac sufferers.
Ps keep eating gluten! Your gi is probably going to order a test to check your upper insides, so you need to keep eating it in order to have the damage to show. You don't want to heal first then do the test. Sounds stupid I know!