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Hi all, It's been a while. Things have been ok in the gluten department, but over the past couple years I've been developing distinct IBS symptoms: bad pain in my lower left side (from a dull ache to stabbing pain), pain in colon when trying to BM, constipation (generally), occassional blood in stool, and sometimes overall body pain that can come out of nowhere and make me barely able to move for several hours to a couple days. This sometimes happens when I can trace it back to a possible glutening, but often comes out of nowhere, and tends to get worse the week before my period. So, a couple months ago I had once of these instances of horrible all-over body pain that sent me to my doctor (lasted for 2 days until I finally was able to have a BM). Bloodwork showed somewhat low iron and B12, so have been trying to supplement more (B12 has helped with the nerve pain/aches/fibromyalgia-ish symptoms). My GP also referred me to a GI, who recommended I get a colonoscopy to rule out anything like IBD, ulcers, etc. I had the colonoscopy yesterday (the prep was HORRIBLE! I was up half the night trying to get down as much as I could. Thankfully worked well enough to do the procedure). Got knocked out (best part!), and when I woke up I did have so really really bad cramping from the air they push through your bowels. Super painful (somehow managed to get home under my own power, but it took a few hours to go away). When the GI came to give me the results, I said I was having painful cramping, and he says "well, that's normal for someone with IBS." That's what I thought it would be, and he seems to agree. My colon was normal otherwise. I'm booking a follow-up to discuss what this means. My real question is: can you have Celiac AND IBS? It would explain the mystery aches, my seemingly increasing food intolerances, the killer pain, constipation, etc. When I get glutened, it's more likely to be bloating, the big D, anxiety, general tiredness, brain fog, etc. It seems to generally thought to be one or the other, but does anyone here have both? Also, any tips for managing your IBS (I know, is different for everyone), what to ask the GI when I see him next, etc. In the meantime, I'm upping my probiotics and digestive enzymes, taking all my vitamins, increasing soluble fibre, and am going to try to cut out nightshades completely for a while (emphasis on "try") since I've noticed they bother me. Not looking forward to another bumpy road of figuring out what works and what doesn't, but at least I have a better idea of what's going on. Any information or advice appreciated. Thanks!