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how does someone with celiac feel after eating gluten by accident

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anlin Xu
Dr. Anlin Xu answered
24 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not good: Someone with celiac disease after eating gluten, they may feel belly pain, bloating, possible nausea, diarrhea, etc. Sometimes they may feel fatigued ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Variety: Pain, nausea , bloating, diarrhea or even fatigue.
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to predict: This is not a sudden or scary process like a bee sting reaction anaphylaxis. The intensity of injury and response also differs between individuals. Th ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Everyone's different: Some people with celiac disease eat gluten for years and feel fine. Others feel bad within 20 minutes after eating gluten. Unfortunately there is no ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Need a blood test: You can have celiac disease with no or minimal symptoms. People with asymptomatic celiac disease may have an increased incidence of autoimmune disord ... Read More
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Dr. Ernest Fischer
11 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Not really: The disease should ways flare when eating gluten. Maybe if not symptoms are not severe someone could learn to ignore / compensate.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
Depends: You may be reacting to other foods as well. Remember it can take 6 months or longer for a gluten damaged gut to heal. So one day may not show a differ ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: The antibody test is likely to remain positive for a long time after going on gluten free diet. The test for hla antigen will certainly remain unchang ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible but: Nausea is not the usual symptom for celiac disease, but weight loss and abdominal discomfort are. You need to see a doctor if this problem persist ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Celiac ads & Cancer: Yes, there is an increased risk of lymphomas and certain types of intestinal cancers in celiac sufferers, and that risk is enhanced the longer the dis ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wasserman
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Maybe: If a person with celiac disease eats gluten and has diarrhea it is likely that they will loose weight. This will not only be an uncomfortable way to l ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Bullock
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wait: Transitioning to being gluten free may take some time. The first few days, even weeks, you may feel pretty lousy. Even worse than before. For most peo ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds normal: Celiac disease is suggested when a panel has a positive IgA to the tissue transglutaminase factors. IgG is really not a significant marker here. Confi ... Read More
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