A 19-year-old female asked:
I recently got diagnosed with celiac disease and iron deficiency about a year ago. i've been gluten free ever since and i still don't feel better...
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Gastroenterology 40 years experience
3.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 12 years experience
Talk to your Dr: 1) Your doctor can check antibody levels as a surrogate to celiac disease activity. If they are up you may be eating gluten in hidden items (for example if something is fried in oil that also fired wheat containing food).
2) Another consideration is small bacterial overgrowth. Talk to your doctor to see if this fits.
3) Alternatively you may be in the rare group who are refractory to the diet.
3.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 9, 2014
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