Test Results Are In.
Posted 08 August 2012 - 07:28 PM
The nurse told me the doc only took 2 biopsy's from my small bowel so could that be why it is normal he didn't get to the damage or is there even any damage. I am beginning to feel like I really am a hypochondriac.
Posted 08 August 2012 - 07:55 PM
If it turns out you improve on gluten-free trial, you have your answer - don't eat gluten. All of my kids/grands tested negative, yet had improved symptoms gluten-free.
I know it can be very frustrating - the "normal"/negative medical testing system can make anyone feel like a hypochondriac - don't let it get you down, trial removing gluten - keep asking questions until you find your answers.
Undiagnosed Celiac Disease ~ 43 years
3/26/09 gluten-free - dignosed celiac - blood 3/3/09, biopsy 3/26/09, double DQ2 / single DQ8 positive
10/25/13 - MCAD
Health history since celiac diagnosis became too long -- moved to the "about me" section of my profile
My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free
Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS
Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.
ALWAYS independently research health related information found on internet forums/blogs.
"LTES" a Gem
Posted 09 August 2012 - 06:12 AM
Did you say you had celiac blood work?
If your testing is complete, go for the gluten free diet----- if you have relief, you may have your own "diagnosis". That is where we are with our oldest child, she has positive blood work for celiac but normal biopsy so doc won't diagnose her, we are not taking her totally gluten free to get our own answers sometimes you have to rely on yourself and your own experience!
Posted 09 August 2012 - 06:04 PM
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