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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.

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She isn't taking messages!  IS YOUR MAILBOX CLEANED OUT?  I better get mine cleaned out.

 

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People do have the option to not receive Pms.

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Hi D...I don't use this PM system.

 

What ya need?

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I was just going to say...well, I know Lisa was on vacation in Yosemite last week on a much-needed vacation,  and now she is home, but yes, not everyone uses the PMs.

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Once in a while I just like to try to catch the attention of someone I think can help with a thread.

 

As for my mailbox, I will soon not be receiving mail, because I can't part with so many messages from the last 2 years!

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Feel free to link a thread here whenever you like.

 

I'll see it as I have responded within this thread.

 

Take care!

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I guess I thought you were the one that did 3 annual endoscopies.  I noticed a couple of endoscopy threads that I wondered if you could help with.  Oh, yeah one thread seemed to be saying there would be no damage left after 2 years gluten free.  I have no idea where that thread was anymore.  Another thread finally has some answers now.  Thanks.

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I guess I thought you were the one that did 3 annual endoscopies. I noticed a couple of endoscopy threads that I wondered if you could help with. Oh, yeah one thread seemed to be saying there would be no damage left after 2 years gluten free. I have no idea where that thread was anymore. Another thread finally has some answers now. Thanks.

Yep...I had four endoscopies...one each year for four years...the first three were similar. Only the last showed minor improvement, but still marsh iii b's and c's.

I do not have refractory celiac.

Edited to add: my case is not the norm. While many folks have lingering symptoms, most have villi recover substantially in correlation to their improved celiac antibody and nutrient absorption levels. My antibodies are all near zero and nutrients have all recovered well.

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Thanks, I am 2+ years gluten free and facing a colonoscopy, so why not do the endoscopy at the same time? I had decades, ( if not a lifetime of damage), so I expect it to take a long while.  Though I am well,  I am still in transition with feelings of constant healing, but still have some tenderness in the intestine at least at times.  I could see if I could get diagnosed by endoscopy or if healing has taken place.  NO WAY need I to think of a gluten challenge.  I am going to try to consult with the GI doctor to see if they know what they are doing first.  Also, if they care to look without the gluten challenge. 

 

Hopefully, everyone will post their ideas for questions in the other thread. 

 

Dee

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