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    • Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Test Results Getting Better?

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I have a question for anyone who has an answer!

I had my initial celiac blood work done at the end of August. The endomysial Ab was >=1:160. She also did the other antibody tests and they all came back very positive for Celiac.

Then in Nov. she did another endomysial Ab after I had been gluten free since Sept and it was 1:40. That result is still a little abnormal. Does that mean that I have not been completely gluten free or does that mean that it takes a while for your body to get back to normal? I have since gotten my own colander and tupperware, etc.

Just wanted to know if anyone has had similar experiences. I wish these doctors cared enough to explain these things to us!


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