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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.

Are My Results 100% Negative?
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Hi, I was tested back in April and was told my results were negative. Today I decided to get a print out and here it is:

Deamidated Gliadin Abs, Iga: 3 (0-19 Negative)

Deamidated Gliadin Abs, Igg: 3 (0-19 Negative)

t-Transglutaminase (tTG): <2 (0-3 Negative)

t-Transglutaminase (tTG) IgG: <2 (0-5 Negative)

Endomysial Antibody IgA: Negative

Immunoglobulin A, Qn, Serum: 268 (70-400 Negative)

I just want to be sure I am reading this right.

Thanks! :)

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Yes, these are negative results.

Were you tested due to Celiac symptoms? If so, you could still have Celiac or Gluten Intolerance. My children all tested negative, but have all had improved health gluten-free.

Good Luck :)

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Yes, these are negative results.

Were you tested due to Celiac symptoms? If so, you could still have Celiac or Gluten Intolerance. My children all tested negative, but have all had improved health gluten-free.

Good Luck :)

Yes, I was having symptoms and my sister has Celiac. So my doctor pretty much told me I was lactose intolerant with IBS. I still have symptoms here and there so I thought I would just cut out Gluten period and see what happens.

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I think it's somewhere around 30% of celiacs have negative tests so you could be one of those. Good luck with your gluten-free trial. I hope you feel better!

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I think it's somewhere around 30% of celiacs have negative tests so you could be one of those. Good luck with your gluten-free trial. I hope you feel better!

Thanks!!! Me to! :)

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Or you could be gluten intolerant. That would make your blood tests negative too. It's possible for one person to be celiac and one to be gluten sensitive in one family, though I admit your chances of celiac are higher.

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Or you could be gluten intolerant. That would make your blood tests negative too. It's possible for one person to be celiac and one to be gluten sensitive in one family, though I admit your chances of celiac are higher.

The times I have ate gluten free I seemed to have less brain fog, bloating, and digestive issues. But I have not tested it longer that a few weeks. I did go on a wheat binge this past weekend and have been a mess ever since. That is enough for me to stay away from Gluten; if it makes me feel better why not. ;)

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