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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   04/07/2018

      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 Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease?  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

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  1. thank you very much for the replies, at my 6month follow up my labs showed still mildy elevated blood test for celiac and doctor said to be careful with CC but also i had D vitamin deficiency and was low - i did a weekly high dose of vitamin D supplement for about 8 weeks and then they suggested i continue to do an over the counter supplement of Vitamin D supplement (cholecalciferol 1,000 units/daily) which i have been taking the Centrum daily gummies which it says it has extra Vitamin D3 1,000 IU ....is this the same thing or should I be taking something else ? I am going to be going in soon for another follow up and labs and discuss these things. As far as diet , yeah its tough to pinpoint....typically i drink coffee, for meals lunch I do have alot of tomato based foods like tomato soup for lunch and then when i do gluten-free Pasta with regular store bottled sauce that says gluten-free and i still have ketchup often with a hamburger at home. i do alot of chicken dishes with basic seasonings or marinades whcih again are gluten-free
  2. Hello, I was diagnosed w celiac in 2016 and I am male age 46- there is some extended family also w celiac. What happened w me is that I started to get canker sores/ mouth sores in my mouth and especially on tongue and in and around cheeks, inside lip area, they became too frequent and lasted a few days always- would go away for a week and then boom another round of them in my mouth. After a few visits to different doctors they finally focused on celiac potentially after my blood test showed elevated and then I got a endoscopy to confirm. Since then I have been very careful w gluten free, I only buy gluten free products at home and don't only go by ingredients labels to see if any wheat, I am sure that occasionally when I do eat out despite being as careful as I can there is inevitably CC ...... I will still get the mouth sores occasionally and it's very hard to determine if they come about bc I have gotten CC or is this something I will always get because I have celiac and doesn't matter if I get exposed to gluten or not?? I am hoping someone else has these type of triggers out there, I don't see this symptom mentioned a lot out there