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#1 Willow5

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Posted 23 April 2008 - 01:19 PM

Just was wondering what is the most common gene for celiac.
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-Anti Gliadin Ab IgG 39 Spring 2006, positive improvement to gluten-free diet, past possible symptoms of thyroid, miscariges, heart palpitations
-Enterolab results Anti-gliadin 8, Tissue transglut 5, Genes 2,7

-husband genes 8,6
-Son age 11 postive enterolab results, high Gliadin AB IgG. Encopresis (soiling) Genes 2,8
-Daughter age 3 Chronic Constipation, eczema, clears up on gluten-free.
-Three children no symptoms, not tested
-Mother positive in Tissue Transglut Antibody, IgA Fall 2006

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Posted 23 April 2008 - 07:43 PM

Hi Willow5,

The main genes for autoimmune celiac are HLA DQ 2 and 8. However many experience gluten intolerance with other HLA DQ results, particularly if they are a double results (ie: HLA DQ 1,1 or 7,7).

Hope this helps,

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Gluten free - March 08


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