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  1. No of course not, but I have an extensive medical background and have researched this topic quite a bit. I'm confident that based on timeline, evidence, bloodwork, etc that these symptoms were caused by Celiac. Symptoms also matched what my brother went through. I agree though, that each issue needs...
  2. I am officially a Celiac now and I want to share my food and symptom story as no physician seems to understand anything I describe. I was an undiagnosed Celiac for quite a few years therefore quite a bit of damage to my intestinal tract. For reference to other new Celiacs here is a list of symptoms...
  3. Well I've had inflammatory bowel disease ruled out, as I expected. I have also now discovered that i'm not only unable to eat gluten but also corn. I kept reacting to gluten free cereals and pizzas which has forced me to cut out a lot of things. I've heard of corn being an issue for a few Celiac...
  4. No worries about discounting Crohn's (tests are all booked) although i'm pretty confident it's Celiac now. My calprotectin is too low and my symptoms improve then worsen like i'm being glutened. Not very Crohn's like at all. Having said that, I discovered that my brother who has Celiac's went through...
  5. Thank you all for your helpful replies! if completely forgot that Celiac is supposed to be the small intestine. No wonder my GI guy thinks I have Crohn's. I question everything though..so always open to the fact that there are outliers, things that we haven't discovered yet, etc. So as an update...
  6. I will start by saying how absolutely confusing this disease is! I have a medical background, being a pharmacist that worked clinically in hospital for years and in government making recommendations on drug listing decisions for many diseases. This however, has proven to be ridiculously difficult...