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Ulcers found during endoscopy

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Hi, I had a blood test done for celiac 2 weeks ago. My vitamin D was low, CRP was high. My ttg/dgp was negative. Antigiladin Igg was a weak positive, Doctor said I might have a gluten sensitivity. Also, I tested negative for h.pylori. I had my endoscopy done yesterday, the doctor found a "few small ulcers". She's testing for h.pylori again. Now I'm waiting on the results for the biopsy. 

Is it common to have ulcers in a celiac diagnosis? I have a feeling this maybe related to IBD( chrons or UC)...

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Ulcers were the only GI symptoms one of my children had.  Also a weak positive on the test doesn't always mean you don't have celiac. It is IMHO more likely you do. I hope your doctor took more than one biopsy and took them from different spots as damage can be patchy. 

I also had ulcers at diagnosis and was given PPIs but I chose to wait and see if the diet healed them before taking the pills. It did.

Do be sure to give the diet a good strict try after all Celiac related testing is finished.


Courage does not always roar, sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying

"I will try again tommorrow" (Mary Anne Radmacher)

Diagnosed by Allergist with elimination diet and diagnosis confirmed by GI in 2002

Misdiagnoses for 15 years were IBS-D, ataxia, migraines, anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia, parathesias, arthritis, livedo reticularis, hairloss, premature menopause, osteoporosis, kidney damage, diverticulosis, prediabetes and ulcers, dermatitis herpeformis

All bold resoved or went into remission in time with proper diagnosis of Celiac November 2002

 Gene Test Aug 2007

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0303

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0303

Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 3,3 (Subtype 9,9)

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