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Cealic diease skipping multiple generations?

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My great great grandmother had cealic diease, she also had three children and they had a bunch of kids and then my mom had me none of them have cealic but I do.

my GI was surprised when I told him my great great grandma had it. I wish it skipped me also. 

 

Cealic diease can skip multiple generations. I guess just like any other disorders. I wonder when I have children if they will get it too or if it will skip them...

 

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There is a big difference between not having Celiac for real and those who have not been diagnosed yet.  My mother's family is huge and the dominoes are starting to fall.  I have a niece and cousin who were diagnosed after me and there are many more symptomatic ones who have their heads up their butt in denial so will not be tested. 

My sister did our family genealogy a while back and there were clues in there for past generations long ago. A number of them died of malnutrition, which is probably what people with Celiac died of from not being diagnosed. Pretty hard for anyone to die of that in the US, unless there is an underlying condition.  They were all of Irish ancestry.

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I know this is an old thread, but it is also possible that some of the people in your family actually did have celiac disease but just were never diagnosed. Most people don’t have any symptoms. So, unless they were actually screened for it, it is possible they may never know they have it, but may still develop other non-obvious complications caused by not treating it with a gluten free diet.

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