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Right after I had pulled out my old medical files and made the discovery that I did, I made an appointment with a new primary care physician.
I walked into my appointment, about three weeks gluten free* with a cartload of medical records from all my former doctors and a hope for future wellness.
When I talked to this doctor about Celiac, he recommended that I be tested again so he could see for himself. When I asked if my results would be effected since I was not eating gluten, he said it wouldn't matter--that once the antibodies were there, they would stay for good. Even though the research I had done claimed different, I went and got the test done while still gluten free.
The tests came back fine.
Glutens not the problem, he told me.
Go back to eating wheat.
So I did.
and I went to Disneyland.
and I ate whatever I wanted for a couple weeks,
and I started to fell lousy again.
and than said doctor called me.
and told me he had read through all of my records.
and that he was wrong.
and I needed to be off gluten.
*It is not a good idea to go gluten free without first seeking medical attention. It changes your test results, and makes diagnosis that much more difficult.