If you experience one or more of the above “chronic” symptoms or complications and are currently consuming gluten, a doctor’s visit to discuss your situation and options for testing, diagnosis, and the gluten-free diet is well worth it. Don’t delay.
It’s not advised to undertake the gluten-free diet permanently without an accurate diagnosis. However, if you have already eliminated gluten from your diet and have witnessed a dramatic disappearance of uncomfortable symptoms, congratulations, you are on the right track to making a possible connection to gluten intolerance. However, you should still see your physician to ensure that you accurately solve the mystery.