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Biopsy After gluten-free?

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hi everybody,

I went gluten-free for more than a month, but from 2week I broke the diet.

so I am now on gluten for 2 weeks, and I am tending to do intestinal biopsy to verify if I am celiac or I have leaky gut. I know about the three months of gluten after gluten-free for accurate test results, but I thought it's about the blood tests only untel I read in this forum for some members that biopsy result also could be affected after gluten-free. I can't understand you say that villi recovery needs more than a year, how could the villi damage test give false result after several weeks only of adopting gluten-free diet???

the problem is that I can't wait 3 months for blood tests so my hope is on the biopsy since it tests things that need huge time for considerable change. and I don't think that 1 month would truely make anything rather than a very minor change.

what do you see?

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Yes, for biopsies and blood tests you need to be on gluten for about 3 months prior. You see when you are gluten free the damage starts to heal and if you already have little or sporadic damage it can easily make for a false negative. Biopsies can only rule celiac in...they can't rule it out.

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