Yes, the time depends on the damage to your intestines and how diligent you are with the diet. You also want to look out for other food allergies, I have an allergy to wheat and dairy as well as gluten, wheat gives me an all over rash and dairy causes gas and D. Hope this helps and I'm sure you will get others replies, welcome to HW.
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