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Posted 30 June 2013 - 12:09 PM

My niece has celiac disease and my aunt does, my question is I've been throwing up at least 5 times a week and diarrhea most of the time. My mood swings are bad sometimes. I want to know if others have had the same symptoms as me and is celiac.

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 12:20 PM

Welcome Jan!


How long have you had these symptoms?  There are numerous symptoms associated with Celiac Disease...here is a list:




Celiac Disease is genetic -- your Aunt is enough reason to be tested every 3-5 years -- more often if symptoms arise.


Make sure you get a complete Celiac antibody panel:


Total Serum IgA

tTG - Both IgA and IgG


DGP - Both IgA and IgG


If you suspect Celiac Disease or Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity DO NOT remove gluten until the testing is complete -- the tests measure antibodies created in response to gluten ingestion.


Good Luck to you :)

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3/26/09 gluten-free - dignosed celiac - blood 3/3/09, biopsy 3/26/09, double DQ2 / single DQ8 positive

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Health history since celiac diagnosis became too long -- moved to the "about me" section of my profile

My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS


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Posted 30 June 2013 - 03:07 PM

Thank you Lisa
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Posted 30 June 2013 - 06:08 PM

It is quite possible with your family history that you have Celiac, or on your way.


You have two options before you.  One, is to remain on a full gluten diet and be tested for the blood test that Lisa offered.  Or, to go gluten free.  With improvement on a fully compliant diet, you could consider yourself Non Celiac Gluten Sensitive or with Celiac Disease.  There is no current testing for NCGS.


Personally, I would suggest that you be tested by a doctor who is fairly well versed in testing and interpretations.

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