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More Waiting For Test Results

Posted by nvsmom, 22 June 2012 - - - - - - · 141 views

I'm bad at waiting.  really.  I thought since I am going a little nutsy about finding out if I'm celiac, I would buy another Biocard home test and retest my IgA tTg to double check if that faint line really was a positive test.  Maybe I somehow did it wrong... maybe I second guess myself too much.  Anyway, the store was out of tests!  they only...


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Glutening Sounds Bad

Posted by nvsmom, 22 June 2012 - - - - - - · 87 views

I've been lurking around the forum and I gotta say that the idea of being "glutened" after being gluten-free scares me.  I'm still waiting for my blood tests, so I'm not even 100% sure I'm celiac yet (just a positive IgA tTg home test), but the symptoms I do have don't seem as bad as the symptoms many people have.

Yes, I get...


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Impatient For Test Results

Posted by nvsmom, 20 June 2012 - - - - - - · 91 views

I had my celiac screen test yesterday and I am soooo impatiently waiting for the results!  I had a positive tTg home test so I'm pretty sure I have it but I want confirming positive blood tests before I drop so many of my favourite foods!  

The celiac screen up here in Alberta is for tTg IgA and EMA and from what I understand, if I get...


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Could It Be Celiac?

Posted by nvsmom, 15 June 2012 - - - - - - · 126 views

I've suspected for a few years that I could be celiac.  I wasn't having crippling pains or running to the toilet but I often get a stomach ache about 20 minutes after I ate, I always take extra fibre or things don't move, and a few days a week I get painful bloating in the evenings.  It's been like that since I was a child.  About 30 years...