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Hi all,

 

I am new to all of this and trying to work out all the info... I had saliva testing done as well, I have low cortisol, low progesterone, low estrogen (but estrogen is higher than progesterone), and really high testosterone. (I'm a 40 year old female by the way...) I was dx with Hashimoto's about 10 years ago. Here are my Enterolab results:

 

A-2) Gluten/Antigenic Food Sensitivity Stool/Gene Panel

Fecal Anti-gliadin IgA 81 Units (Normal Range is less than 10 Units)

Fecal Anti-casein (cow’s milk) IgA 80 Units (Normal Range is less than 10 Units)

Fecal Anti-ovalbumin (chicken egg) IgA 32 Units (Normal Range is less than 10 Units)

Fecal Anti-soy IgA 57 Units (Normal Range is less than 10 Units)

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0301
HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0609
Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 3,1 (Subtype 7,6)

Fat Malabsorption Stool Test (Fecal Fat)
Quantitative Microscopic Fecal Fat Score 1347 Units (Normal Range is less than 300 Units)

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I'm particularly curious about people's thoughts on the fat malabsorption test and what that means. I am on a gluten free diet (since beg of Nov 2013). I try to limit soy, but should I be completely gluten, dairy, soy, AND egg free? (Yikes.)

 

Thanks for any thoughts and advice...

- libby

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I can't really offer you any input or conclude anything because (and I do not like to tell this to people)the truth is, Kenneth Fine's testing methods have not been validated or peer-reviewed.

He has yet to publish the results of his research in a mainstream medical journal, so most doctors discount EnteroLab stool testing as a way to diagnose any food intolerances.

In fact, there are no valid tests to diagnose non- celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) or any food intolerances as yet.

But he keeps selling the test kits to people. 

Sorry.  :( 

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Why not go to a doctor and get a celiac blood test? Start from there?

Sorry. Missed the part that you have been gluten-free for a few months. Can't get a reliable celiac test without eating gluten for a few months. I know they are trialling some test that can detect celiac after a few days eating it but it's not out yet.

You don't say why you think eggs, etc bother you. Maybe just eliminate one item for a few weeks and see if it helps?

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