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dodgecty

Member Since 12 Feb 2004
Offline Last Active Apr 13 2004 07:01 AM
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Test Result Question

15 February 2004 - 03:09 PM

Hi. My children were recently tested for celiac disease. My 8 year old daughter is an uncontrolled type one diabetic. My 12 year old son shows many classis symptoms of the diesase. When we got the blood test results I was told that my daughter had a positive antiglandin Abs, IgG and my son had a moderate to high positive or the antibody. Both children had negative IgA and tTG tests though. Our doctor said she will wait another 6 months and test again. At that point if they still show positive testing she will refer them to a specialist. My question is whether it is safe to wait and what the 6 month wait would be for. She does not want us to change their diets at all in that time frame. Are there other conditions that could make the IgG positive, but the other antibody tests negative? My doctor seemedvery unsure about all of this. If you have any thoughts on this, Thanks for your input!!!!