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I'm pretty new to the celiac lifestyle; I have been officially diagnosed for almost a full year now. As a nineteen year old girl living in a lively college town, it has been pretty difficult to totally avoid gluten. However, I have been dodging it at all costs. My side effects when consuming gluten have come down to gastrointestinal problems (constipation, diarrhea, unavoidable gas, all the pretty stuff). A couple of months ago, I started to have a stress/fecal incontinence issue when I accidentally consume gluten. I don't know if my pelvic floor muscles weakened because of gluten exposure, but I do know that every time I consume gluten I experience fecal incontinence until the poison's completely out of my system. I'm posting on here to see if anyone else has experienced/experiences this problem, and if there is any way to cope with it? I have tried doing kegel exercises and they have helped with my urine-based incontinence, but the other problem has not improved at all. I am very tired of having to deal with this issue. It's embarrassing, humiliating, and I feel alienated as I have no one close to me to talk to about this.