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How Long To Wait Till I Test


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#1 Chikarakawaii

 
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Posted 25 August 2013 - 12:32 PM

Been having celiac symptoms since February and they have worsted and I have over ten symptoms I went gluten free for three days and felt a lot better I then immediately went back to gluten to take a blood test to check for it. If I was eating gluten up until a few days ago and only at gluten free for three days and then went back will the antibodies still be present? I didn't get to tell the doctor that I only went gluten free for three days and they said to eat gluten for 2 weeks. Im losing 3 to 5 lbs a week so I want to get this test done ASAP bc I'm almost down 25 Ibs since march and only weigh 126 rt now. Should the test be okay to take within a week?
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Posted 25 August 2013 - 01:05 PM

Three days gluten-free really isn't much at all. As long as you are back on gluten now, you will probably be okay to test this week.

 

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