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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease?  Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes


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  1. She gave me the report. I have had Blood test done which came back negative but I was already on the diet. I also have had both scopes done but GI DR. still won't give up the results of biopsy. I've been to so many Dr.'s they have asked for biopsy results from him he will not send them.. So I'm going to have to go in and demand them. I'm just so frustrated and tired of getting the run around and the typical there's nothing wrong with you and it's all in your head diagnosis. The testing was performed at H & I Laboratory in Salt Lake City UT.
  2. I got my Genetic Testing Done and my DR. says well I'm not a Genetestis so I couldn't understand the results so she went on line to try to interpret them herself. My HLA-DQ2 was positive and my HLA-DQ8 was negative the paper says LOCUS DQB1 Alleles 02,0603. Can someone please tell me what this means. The DR. Said she could not tell one way or another and said well there's nothing wrong with you. I contacted the place that did the testing they said the DR. would have to call and they suggested I call the hospital for more help which I did but they couldn't tell me much either. Since the Dr. pretty much brushed me off I'm not getting anywhere with her. So Please if anyone could help me understand this I would greatly appreciate it!!!
  3. Thank you I don't believe they did a celiac panel. I also forgot to mention I developed a rash on both elbows that looks like poison ivy but nothing will clear it I believe it is dermetitis hepifortis. another clear sign. I'm being sent to a Gastro specialist at the CLeveland Clinic in ohio. I've already been to a gastro and had both scopes done but my GP is sending me there. All of my pain has been on my left side is this common? and as far as PPD goes my GP said I've seen this before you have PPD & IBS & Diverticulitis and put me on pills. I never felt these were the problems scope confirmed mild Diverticulitis and he said IBS but I had no prior symptoms all of this started with a double ear infection. I just hope & pray this is truly what I have and that a strict food diet will make me feel better. This is horrible. Thank you for any and all advice you can send my way. This is day 5 of the diet I felt great all day yesterday except for when I ate ice cream last night. It seemed to have sent me into a panic attack with headache which caused insomnia you know.... Thank you again and it's wonderful to hear from other people who are going through this or are just starting out.
  4. Hello everyone I am new to this so any help would be greatly appreciated. I'm not sure what I have these are my symptoms do these sound familiar to you guys? depression, anxiety, stomach cramps, diarrea, loss of weight, headache, constant sinus infection, tired, swollen lymph nodes, dizziness, head fog bloating, gas, burping. I had been to GP 6 times they said post partem depression, had blood work done 2 different hospitals they said excellent, ,ct scan done found nothing. obgyn 2 paps and internal nothing found. Gastro upper & lower scope done diagnosed with mild diverticulitis, & IBS he also said biopsy came back little bit colitis. I did ask him to check for Celilac but I don't believe he did. A I'm a baker and I've noticed recently that when I work with flour I start sneezing and I want to scratch my eyes out. I decided to go on GLuten/Wheat free diet and feel a little better. What do you guys suggest I do. My family thinks I'm a hypochondriac but I know something isn't right. Please help me.. Thank you