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Celiac And Food Intolerance Gi Doc - Cleveland Ohio

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Hi,

I have positive anti-gliadin IgA, all other blood neg, biopsy neg, but reponse to gluten-free and DF diet has been remarkable! Thus I believe I have Celiac, or at least gluten intolerance. I've also isolated the fact that I have Diary intolerance as well. None of this is allergy related, I've been tested for allergies and I have none.

I am looking for a GI doc, or other doc, in the area of Cleveland OH that is willing to order food intolerance, and Enterolab testing for me. My current doctor doesn't understand Celiac all that much, and doesn't get food intolerance either. (He told me yesterday that even though I cannot tolerate milk products that things like chedder cheese, and yogurt should be tolerable). As a result, he won't order any of the tests that are available. Obviously I can order all the tests I want, however my insurace won't cover a penny of it unless a doctor has ordered the test. Hench my search!!

If anyone knows of a good doc that is willing to order Enterolab, and food intolerance testing in the Cleveland Ohio Area, or even better at the Cleveland Clinic, Metro Health center, or University Hospitals Health System it would me much appreciated!!!!!

Regards,

Michael J. MacCartney

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Michael,

Welcome to the board, fellow-Clevelander!

I have a Dr. Appt. today w/ the Cleveland Clininc Gastro-Specialist who diagnosed me so I will ask her what her thoughts are. If I get any kind of positive response I'll let you know.

Otherwise, best of luck and GO TRIBE!

Cleveland Bob B)

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