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Coeliac Disease

Also known as Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Gluten Intolerance

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  • Duodenitis and Gastritis

    Does anyone have either of these forms of inflammation? I have been diagnosed for around 11 years and have stuck with the gf diet very strictly. However, over the past 5 years or so, I've had recurrent bouts of both gastritis (inflammation of the stomach walls) and severe duodenitis (inflammation...

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  • Does anyone have problems with baked beans?

    I feel a bit of a fraud because i do not have Coeliac Disease but I think I am gluten intolernt. I have been gluten free for a couple of weeks and feel so much better and the pain has gone. However, I had some baked beans on Friday and suffered for it yesterday and today. I am puzzled because as far...

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  • Duodenitis and Gastritis

    Does anyone have either of these forms of inflammation? I have been diagnosed for around 11 years and have stuck with the gf diet very strictly. However, over the past 5 years or so, I've had recurrent bouts of both gastritis (inflammation of the stomach walls) and severe duodenitis (inflammation...

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  • Gluten and vision

    I have been having a host of vision problems for the past eight or nine months. I started out seeing my optometrist thinking maybe my prescription changed and I was having problems with eye strain. He told me nothing was wrong so I saw an ophthalmologist for a second opinion and he found nothing and...

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  • Link with fatty liver?

    Hello - I'm still awaiting diagnosis following a raised ttg iga blood test.  However - just back from an abdominal scan where I was told I had a 'bit of a fatty liver'. I don't drink - so its not caused by alcohol and I'm not on medication so its not that either.  I understand...

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  • Could this be gluten sensitivity ??

    I would really appreciate it if you could give me the benefit of your experience. ​I have over the last 6 months become more sensitive to grains ie: high fibre cereals including wheat, oats, barley etc.   With excessive wind, diarrhoea and abdominal discomfort. Over the last week I have abdominal...

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  • Do you get any strange symptoms?

    Hi all!!!  I was diagnosed with Coeliac Disease in 2015. I have since been on a gf diet but I still experience odd symptoms. It’s hard to get any good help from Drs in Australia... I’ve had one Dr ask me what it is and prescribe medication with gluten in it.... Do any of you get strange or abnormal...

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  • Advice please!

    Hello - my gp has referred me to a gastro due to a blood test I had recently being raised.  (Not sure what test it was but apparently it should have been less than 5 and it was 25 which indicated potential Coeliac?)  My gastro appointment isn't until the end of March, but my GP says I must...

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  • So I have been so low that I ate a sandwich after 5 years.

    I have been gluten free for 5 years now after having 2 years of all celiac symptoms (Brain fog, malnutrition sickness diarrhoea weight loss..) you name it I had it. After losing nearly 3 stone and feeling like death I went to a specialist and they told me to come off gluten... Anyways, food for me...

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  • Coeliac Symptoms but the blood test is negative

    I've experienced symptoms for as long as I can remember, which are now classified as symptoms of coeliacs disease.  I went off gluten when I suspected I was coeliac, and the symptoms dissipated: bloating, abdominal pain, heart burn, lethargy, nausea, bone pain, dizziness (somewhat like vertigo),...

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  • Coeliac, eye problems and immune system

    I I have had the a problem with my eyes, quite severe at the beginning with the swelling,  infection, red sore eyelids and flaky skin. At the same time had cold symptoms sore throat, cough, temperature, blocked nose and headache, got better after antibiotic eye drops and cold cleared for a few days....

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  • Coeliac Disease and Eyelid problems

    I was diagnosed with Coeliac Disease at the start of last December, after being ill for a good few months. I have now been on a gluten free diet since then and my symptoms have dramatically improved. Since being on a GF diet i have seemed to develop problems with my eyelids, which are getting progressively...

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  • Celiacs recently diagnosed with biopsies

    After having a colonoscpy and endoscopy I have been told I have celiacs from biopsies. Got bloods taken the other day and my iron is low which i new would be the case but my liver enzyme is very slight raised and now im panicking over this. My gp said it was nothing to worry about and in keeping with...

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  • Biopsy results

    Hi, I have recently been undergoing some tests to find out the cause of upper abdominal pain. I had a biopsy during both an endoscopy and colonoscopy and I have been told that the biopsy showed a significant increase in white blood cells however my blood test was negative for Coeliac disease. Has anyone...

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  • Needing help

    Hey everyone, im not sure whats going on with me but i have a huge list of symptoms and was wondering if gluten intolerance could be the issue..  i have had 2 colonoscopies and gastroscope in the past couple of years and all they told me afterwards was that im borderline lactose intolerant. ...

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  • Gluten-free food additives - android app

    Hello to all of you! I, as all of us here, suffer from celiac desease. Nowadays almost every product you take from a shelf contains food additives (E numbers) and there are additives, that contain gluten. Being a software developer myself I've create an app on Android, that helps to find out if...

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  • Recent labs

    Ab tansglutiminase Ttg Iga =7u 3-10= weak positive Ab endomysial=positive Ab gliaden igg=41 greater than 31 =strong positive All my pcp called me and said ws remove gluten. No refer all no answer to is this likely celiac. What do you think?

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  • Do I have coeliac disease?!

    I have recently had a test for coeliac disease and my ttg level was 1000 and my doctor says he strongly believes that I have coeliac disease but is going to refer me to a gastro who will most likely do a biopsy before actual diagnosis. Is there any point in doing a biopsy when my ttg is so strongly positive...

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  • When I get depressed I find it really hard not to cheat

    Whenever other things in my life get on top if me, I find it increasingly hard not to cheat. I dont do it regularly, maybe once every 6-8 months. Afterwards I'm filled with regret then I obsess over the damage I might have done and I worry myself further. I know about all the health risks I must...

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  • Coeliac but struggling to stay completely gluten free

    Hi diagnosed with coeliac disease 18 months ago. Really try stay gluten free but when eating out find it so difficult n will cheat n eat bread or cakes etc then feel sad n guilty but happens again n again. Maybe twice month. Sometimes eat gluten without realising till after event. Just despondent....

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  • Coeliacs but confused please help

    Hi, I was diagnosed with Coeliacs, not due to symptoms but because I was tested when my father was diagnosed with it. I am following a gluten free diet and have for 2 years now but I am confused that I have (not knowing till after) eaten gluten on a number of occasions in quite large quantities and had...

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  • Blood test came back weak positive

    Hi everyone I actually dont know where to start but anyway im kind of excited i think finally fount my problem i have so many symptoms pains nerve pain fatigue severe depression loads more to list i hust hope someone can help i got tested in 2013 for celiacs and it came back positive heres my results...

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  • In trouble again!

    I have been Gluten Free for about 2 and half years but this last couple of weeks I have had 2 of the attacks that I used to experience all the time. This last one is going on every day with loads of griping pain and bowel problems and at first I could not think what I had eaten that was not G.F. Then...

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  • Could I have coeliac disease?

    Hi all, I'm 44 years old, suffer occasionally from migraines and have recently been diagnosed with mild carpal tunnel syndrome.  I frequently suffer from diarrhoea and flatulence and have been most my life.  When eating a lot of bread I often feel fatigued and have noticed the morning after...

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  • Coeliac and memory

    I've recently been diagnosed with coeliac disease and i have such a terrible memory!!! Up until around 2 years ago i had a great memory, i could remember things from the week before and most importantly my childhood and big life events. i was also a stand up comic, i was always on and was quick at...

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  • Seems like Celiac

    Hi all, Don't know if I have Celiac but for the last few weeks I have extreme bloating in my chest after every meals. I have been eating mostly veggies but during the day I eat gluten items like applesauce, lactose milk and aloe and apple juice. I seem to not be able to belch and it gives me great...

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  • Sugar & Health Concerns in Gluten Free Products

    I am currently doing a thesis in Reducing Sugar in Gluten Free Products.  I was wondering, if you are UK based, if you could please fill out my questionnaire.   Thank you very much.    Moderator comment: I have removed the link(s) directing to site(s) unsuitable for inclusion in...

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  • My father & Celiac Disease

    I am writing this in sheer desperation in the hope that someone can help me. My father has been very ill since February this year suffering from contant diarheoa. His weight has plummetted to just over 6 st (39kg's). He has also been having epeleptic seizures and is now heavily medicated to control...

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  • Can i have Cealic Disease?

    I have had stomach pain for years but lately it became unbearable. I realised that my pain got worse after i changed my bread. I suspected for gluten intolerance. I had all the symptoms & did a blood test & it was negative. During this time i have been almost gluten free and i feel 1000 times...

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