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Parents, Friends and Loved Ones of Celiacs

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Discussions among parents of kids or babies with CD. Non-celiacs can discuss their experiences dealing with a friend or loved one with the disease.

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  5. Good Stuff

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  6. Omg! She Did It!

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  7. Enterolab Tests

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  8. Kids Tested Negative

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  9. Fever

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  10. How Can Family Members Help?

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  11. Son Embarressed 1 2

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  12. I'm Afraid My Kitchen Will Be Toxic

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  13. Dyslexic? Daughter With Reading Problems

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  14. Celiac With A Bang!

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  15. Husband's Question

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  16. Gluten Is Scary

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  17. Son's Enterolab Tests Came Back Negative

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  18. Accidently Gave My Daughter Gluten!

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  19. Kids Getting Glutened Need Advice.....

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  20. New Here

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  21. I Need Some Advice 1 2 3

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  22. Still Reacting After Saturday Night....

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  23. Appt With Allergist

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    JD........low white cell counts are common in autoimmune disease.  Mine were very low for my entire life ( I am now 61) and they have gone up to almost normal range now once I had been gluten free for awhile.  It did take a long time for them to bounce back, but they did.  I was diagnosed at age 46. All of your symptoms scream of Celiac so if you do not have an endoscopy, recheck of antibodies for...
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    Trent’s.......those antibody tests are specific to Celiac.  While it looks like the doctor did not test the EMA, with results that high and rapid weight loss, Celiac is a strong contender.  Other AI conditions can raise tTg but usually only by much smaller numbers.  The Gliadin IgA is an older test but the one they used when I was diagnosed 15 years ago.  It is the test for gluten consumption in th...

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