Posted 13 October 2004 - 11:03 AM
Hi all...new here. My daughter's ped recently did an extensive blood draw on her and her Celiac panel came back with red flags. I don't know exactly which (thinking iga) but the ped said it definitely showed levels indicating possible celiac disease. I have read that true diagnosis is confirmed through biopsy. Then, I've also read about endoscopy. Are they referring to the same thing, just specific method? My daughter is 15 months old and terrified of others (esp. docs) so I'm guessing they have methods where anesthesia is allowed? So I've read, anyway. I know you guys probably get this type of message all the time, so I'm sure I'm asking the right folks. I guess I'm just trying to figure out what to expect next. We don't see the Ped GI until mid-November.