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What where your symptoms before celiac diagnosis?

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sarah8484 Mon 30-Sep-19 21:42:51

Awaiting blood results for celiac disease, but just wondering what other people's symptoms were before diagnosis? Where did/do you get your stomach pain?

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LetsPlayBamboozled Tue 01-Oct-19 11:21:06

Probably not much help as I didn't have any tummy issues. My main symptom was fatigue and I was so run down I was catching every cold/illness going and couldn't shake them off for weeks. I also had a lot of joint pain which disappeared when I went gluten free.

Hope you get your results soon x

sarah8484 Tue 01-Oct-19 20:36:43

Thanks for replying @LetsPlayBamboozled I hopefully get my results tomorrow 🤞🏼 x

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lorns01 Sun 24-Nov-19 18:12:14

Hi @sarah8484 how did you get on with your results? What were your symptoms? I'm having the test tomorrow x

VirtualHamster Mon 30-Dec-19 11:14:45

My only real symptom was anaemia that no amount of iron tablets seemed to be able to fix.

Troels Mon 13-Jan-20 17:30:23

Anemia that iron tabs couldn't fix here too, and Elevated Liver enzymes for no apparent reason. Nothing gastric, a constant low level constipation , was about it.
I'm more sensitive to Gluten now I'm gluten free, and I get a very sore mouth if I eat gluten.

TalbotAMan Wed 15-Jan-20 22:14:38

Not much, or so I thought. Mainly IBS though (TMI warning) I did have bouts of anal leakage. I also had/have (it won't fix) some loss of sensation in my feet which I assumed was inherited but I got sent to a neurologist about it and he did lots of blood tests to try to indentify the cause and coeliac was what came back.

TalbotAMan Wed 15-Jan-20 22:15:12

Also my folic acid levels were off scale low.

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