Gluten intolerance and chest pain

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I have stopped eating gluten due to significant GI symptoms. I accidentally had gluten last night and I had chest pain and back pain that still persists somewhat today. This has happened to me before after eating gluten and I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced this? It is very stressful when it starts and it's hard to get comfortable. Almost feels like a gas bubble trapped in my upper left chest but it also radiates to my back. I have not been diagnosed with celiac (my GI tested me for it when I was 6 weeks gluten free which I understand doesn't provide accurate results) However, I have had many GI symptoms and started gluten free when they thought I had SIBO. Went on abx for that twice and felt better but apparently my SIBO test is also negative. Long story short I decided to stay gluten free because I now have more good days then bad. Last night was the worst I have felt in a while and a little scary. Any thoughts would be much appreciated.

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    hi laura, i saw your post and thought what you said warranted a response. are you sure you are just intolerant? could be coeliac in fact. chest pan and panic type symptoms. i wonder if gluten is making your chest hurt, do you get worried about it? that might explain your symptoms. i hope you work out what it is.

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      Thank you for your response. I am going to a different GI in April to reassess. It is stressful when I get the chest pain and was thinking it might be triggered when I eat gluten. I normally stay away from it entirely. It's frustrating not to have a diagnosis and to continually have symptoms..

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