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How long does it take for 'cheat' symptoms to appear?

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created June 30, 2011 at 7:09 PM

Last week I cheated... I had a small pastry based cake every day for about a week. So there was sugar, probably bad fat and gluten in there. No symptoms to speak of at the time. This week, a day or two after the last cheat I spent an hour and a half rolling around in agony with sharp stabbing pains in my lower right abdomen. I've been feeling bloated and gassy and having general abdomen discomfort since. Would a gluten allergy take that long to show up?

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on July 01, 2011
at 06:51 PM

It wouldn't have gone off though would it?

C61399790c6531a0af344ab0c40048f1

on July 01, 2011
at 06:51 PM

Interesting about grains causing your joints to ache. I do sometimes have aching joints but have never made any connection before - I very rarely cheat with grains. Sugar is a different matter!

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on July 01, 2011
at 06:49 PM

No - never had any obvious reaction to food before but can't think what else it could be.

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on July 01, 2011
at 06:48 PM

I know where you are coming from - yes I've had cysts caused by endo but had a hysterectomy 3 years ago and had an ovarian remnant 'killed off' with hormones. I know I've still got loads of adhesions and gunk so think a cheat has set off some kind of inflammation - that's why I wondered how long it could take to show up.

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on June 30, 2011
at 07:39 PM

any history of ovarian cysts?

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on June 30, 2011
at 07:12 PM

It could take two hours or two weeks. It really depends on the dosage and your own body.

Have you noticed the stabbing pains a few days after consuming any other foods?

C61399790c6531a0af344ab0c40048f1

on July 01, 2011
at 06:49 PM

No - never had any obvious reaction to food before but can't think what else it could be.

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Af9537cfa50562b67979624e9007e12a

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on June 30, 2011
at 09:29 PM

sugar, generally I will get a headache going before I finish the ice-cream or whatever it is, damn good deterent. grains, I will realize my joints ache the next day.

C61399790c6531a0af344ab0c40048f1

on July 01, 2011
at 06:51 PM

Interesting about grains causing your joints to ache. I do sometimes have aching joints but have never made any connection before - I very rarely cheat with grains. Sugar is a different matter!

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on July 01, 2011
at 12:54 AM

Not to be an alarmist, but have you considered Appendicitis? You might want to get that looked at.

C61399790c6531a0af344ab0c40048f1

on July 01, 2011
at 06:51 PM

It wouldn't have gone off though would it?

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on June 30, 2011
at 10:54 PM

Gluten or Eggs -within a day or two. Alot like the symptoms you describe. Bloating, pains, gas, almost as if the intestine/colon/stomach is inflamed too (not just the gas causing bloating). If I keep eating, horrible joint pain follows. Takes one week to go away. My doc told me to take vitamin c to help detox from accidental encounters, but I really don't have those anymore (I never eat out). Takes one entire week to go away. UGH! I am allergic to casein too, but haven't done a challenge since I went off it and don't intend to.

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on June 30, 2011
at 09:35 PM

Gluten = severe ADD in about 15 mins. I get a weird "sticky" feeling on my tongue, then it goes straight to my brain. SCARY! 4-6 hours later I'm bloated. Then the gas starts, so everyone in the room has to join the suffering. Then it is either diarrhea or hemroids, take your pick.

Fun times!

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on June 30, 2011
at 08:02 PM

For Me?

Gluten- within 30 minutes

Sugar- about 14 to 30 hours later

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on June 30, 2011
at 07:43 PM

I end up feeling it the next morning. Unfortunately, it's a hangover that is not cured by the hair of the dog.

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on June 30, 2011
at 07:36 PM

For me it's almost immediate (as in the rice I had for lunch and the utterly miserable gut I have right at this moment). For my BF it can take a few days sometimes. He will give something a try and be okay with it for a few days and then get that icky feeling. Maybe it can take a few days for some to get enough in their system to see a response?

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