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My Test Results...pretty Sure There Is No Chance These Are Positive

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I got my results back! They look pretty negative to me! I am kind of bummed she didn't retest me for the allergy, so I made an appointment next week with my allergist for food allergy testing. i am hoping that a skin test to wheat would possibly be acurate for gluten, that if I have a high IgE to gluten, I should react to a skin test to wheat. Since he only does skin tests.

Anyways here are my results...what do you think?

Demidated IgA - 6

Demidated IgG - 3

tTG IgA - less than 2

tTG IgG - 3

Endomysial IgA - Negative

Imunoglobulion A, Qn, Serum 200 mg/dL

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Did your lab sheet show you what the "normal" ranges are? Maybe someone with more experience than me would be able to say that that looks like what normal usually looks like, but I do know that different labs use different numbers, so your should have told you what the normal ranges were so you could see where yours fall.

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False negatives are also posible for a variety of reasons. After you're done with all testing give the diet a good strict try if your symptoms suggest celiac. Being gluten free will only effect testing for celiac if you should have something else going on being gluten free will not mask it.

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Some of us have negative bloodwork and ARE celiac. About 20-30% of us fall in that category.

I have biopsy DXed celiac, but negative blood work. I had my allergist do the skin prick test because I wanted to know if I had other allergies or intollerances to foods, besides gluten.

My skin test came back fine. No reaction to wheat.

The Allergist said there's a type of allergy that they don't have a good way of testing for, Gluten falls into that group. I have a soy intolerance and my skin prick test showed no reaction. I was told that's common.

Skin prick testing won't tell you about intolerances either.

You may see ELISA/ACT allergy/intolerance testing available if you search online. I asked about those and my allergist said they're a waste of money. They give a lot of false readings.

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Some of us have negative bloodwork and ARE celiac. About 20-30% of us fall in that category.

I have biopsy DXed celiac, but negative blood work. I had my allergist do the skin prick test because I wanted to know if I had other allergies or intollerances to foods, besides gluten.

My skin test came back fine. No reaction to wheat.

The Allergist said there's a type of allergy that they don't have a good way of testing for, Gluten falls into that group. I have a soy intolerance and my skin prick test showed no reaction. I was told that's common.

Skin prick testing won't tell you about intolerances either.

You may see ELISA/ACT allergy/intolerance testing available if you search online. I asked about those and my allergist said they're a waste of money. They give a lot of false readings.

My oldest boy has negative celiac blood test and a negative biopsy. He has also tested negative on skin testing for food allergies. My son's allergist said the same thing that skin testing won't tell you about intolerances. You have to do an elimination to find out for sure. That's what we are doing with my oldest boy with gluten. His allergist feels he is at high risk because of his IgE allergies(non food, environmental and does injections weekly) and his brother and myself having celiac. He feels he is better off without it regardless.

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