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Another bad night

Diahoriah and sickness (seem to go hand-in-hand with me) last night again

So fed up

Only ate my usual stuff through day

So I’m going to have to try stopping stuff I’ve been eating

Anyone else have trouble with gf pasta ? It’s been one of my staples usually with df pesto or a bit of stir in dolmio have it a few times a week with lacto free cheese so going to try not having for a few weeks

There isn’t much else I can cut out

Maybe it’s not dairy and gluton ? But my dr won’t refer to dietitian

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I am going through similar. What works one day, doesn't necessarily work the next. It is so hard and you have my sympathy. I do wonder however if the dolmio. I tried lactose free cheese for the first time yesterday and it was fine though the toast gave me acid reflux........grrrrrrrr

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Thanks for the reply

It’s a nightmare isn’t it

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Watch tomatoes they are not very good for me

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Same here.

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Just cutting out single foods isn't going to give you a full answer. The only way to find out what triggers your symptoms, as far as I can see, is a FODMAP exclusion diet, then challenge the various foods (wheat, onions, lactose etc.).

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The gf pasta will be ok. It will be the other stuff you are having with it. Just have the gf pasta with some fresh basil and some rice oil and some pan fried chicken. Very boring I know, but try it. Stay away from packet sauces and tomatoes and garlic etc.

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I was always convinced I had an intolerance to pasta, so always opted for gluten free. After reintroducing foods following the low FODMAP diet, I discovered that it was actually onions and garlic that were my intolerance. So maybe it’s not the pasta, but the sauce you have with it. Pesto will be loaded with garlic and most tomato-based sauces have both garlic and onion. Try making your own sauce without these in and see how you get on.

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It will be the sauce not the pasta. Try making your own sauce without the onion and garlic etc in as that’s usually a trigger for most people. I can sometimes be a bit iffy with tomatoes too. I usually make a sauce just with chopped tomatoes, chilli powder, peppers and peas. Plain and simple and easy on the stomach

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I’ve had the sauce before but will try

Do u mean a Tin if chopped tomatoes or passatta ? I dont like peppers or chilli lol

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have you changed the brand of your usual gf pasta ? ..Gluten Free foods are the worst for me ..because if you read the ingredients they are filled with corn starch / corn syrup or any other corn derivatives which (for me ) is a huge trigger 😥 these GF foods tend also to add herbs such as onions and garlic palm tree / corn oils to compensate for the lack of Gluten in the food trying to add flavor to make it tastier .. but they don't realise that this just make things worse for us with IBS ..because in our case many ingredients can be a trigger " everyone is different " whereas in Celiac disease patients Gluten mostly is their main harmful ingredient and they can be just fine with the other stuff that i mentioned above .

if this brand of gf pasta was your staple food for a good time with no problems with it in the past , then it might be your emotional state of mind when you were eating , this happens to me too , when i eat my usual safe food while i'm in a bad mood or overwhelmed with tension and anxiety for whatever reason ..then i will have a horrible flare up ( ongoing diahrrea ) that consumes hours of my time until my colon is empty !! i call this "a bed- ridden day " because after the flare up i would directly drop into my bed and sleep .. totally drained with no energy to do anything 😳😳😳

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Thanks. I float between Morrisons, coop , Tesco and b&m pasta lol

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Have you tried adding stuff to your diet like probiotics?

I eat spinach every day and since I started it a rarely have a flare up.

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I have probiotics

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Ok.

When I currently out foods I started with my favourite foods because I'd eat them the most.

One was pizza, I think the sauce was the problem..

I cut down on tomatoes, I still have them sometimes but not as often as I used too.

When I did cut them out of my diet, I tried them again three weeks later and I had a flare up. So if you do cut things out give them time to get out of your system then try them again and see if you have a reaction to them.

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Thanks

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