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Is it possible that the IgA results are good but still the diet is bad and you can see it only on the IgG?

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I am 50 years old male.

I have celiac disease (diagnosed on the age of 30 and I am on gluten free diet from than),

You can see my celiac serology results along the years below.

What is worried me is the IgG result from last month. I was never tested for IgG before, and I wonder what the result mean. Does it mean my gluten free diet is bad? Is it possible that the IgA results are good (and the IgA level was very high before diagnosed) but still the diet is bad and you can see it only on the IgG?

Thank you!

TransGlutaminase (IgA)

111.0 EU/ml 15-01-2002

Celiac diagnose February 2002– on gluten free diet

37.4 EU/ml 02-05-2002

11.0 EU/ml  18-11-2002

6.9 EU/ml  08-05-2003

After less than 3 U/ml - negative

Not sure what is the relation between EU to U

 

Endomysial Ab

Celiac diagnose February 2002 – on gluten free diet

Positive 1/80 02/05/2002

Negative (less than 1/5) 18/11/2002

 

Immunoglobulin A

179 mg/dl  02/05/2002 and the same always

Gliadin IgA

4.0 U/ml 27-07-2018

Gliadin IgG

46.5 U/ml 27-07-2018

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39 minutes ago, yoav said:

I am 50 years old male.

I have celiac disease (diagnosed on the age of 30 and I am on gluten free diet from than),

You can see my celiac serology results along the years below.

What is worried me is the IgG result from last month. I was never tested for IgG before, and I wonder what the result mean. Does it mean my gluten free diet is bad? Is it possible that the IgA results are good (and the IgA level was very high before diagnosed) but still the diet is bad and you can see it only on the IgG?

Thank you!

TransGlutaminase (IgA)

111.0 EU/ml 15-01-2002

Celiac diagnose February 2002– on gluten free diet

37.4 EU/ml 02-05-2002

11.0 EU/ml  18-11-2002

6.9 EU/ml  08-05-2003

After less than 3 U/ml - negative

Not sure what is the relation between EU to U

 

Endomysial Ab

Celiac diagnose February 2002 – on gluten free diet

Positive 1/80 02/05/2002

Negative (less than 1/5) 18/11/2002

 

Immunoglobulin A

179 mg/dl  02/05/2002 and the same always

Gliadin IgA

4.0 U/ml 27-07-2018

Gliadin IgG

46.5 U/ml 27-07-2018

Hi!  

I am not sure I read the results properly.  In 2018, you tested normal for all the celiac tests except for the DGP IgG?  If yes, it could be just an error.  The antibodies tests for celiac disease were designed to help diagnose celiac disease and not really for monitoring diet.  Why do doctors order them?  There are not any other tests.  So they are better than nothing and certainly less invasive than ordering an endoscopy each year.  You could wait a few month and then repeat the test.  

Are you experiencing symptoms or are you (and were) a “silent” celiac?  If you are doing well, again this test result might just an error.  If you are not well, then you might want to talk to your GI and think about taking a look (endoscopy/biopsies) internally.  If you have not had a repeat endoscopy, it might be nice to know if you have healed completely and without doubt.  

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