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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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    Hello, This is my first time posting. I was recently tested for Celiac and the results were positive for the genes but negative for the antibodies. My doctor said I need to be off gluten for 6 months before the titers of antibodies fall. I discovered I might be gluten intolerant after going on an elimination diet. So, when I was tested I had been gluten free for about 6 weeks. I have been incredibly strict - cook only from scratch - veggies, rice etc. Is it possible my titers have fallen and the result came out negative - but I may still have celiac? I am planning to stay gluten free because I feel so much better - but I want to know if I am actually celiac or not. Thanks PS I have never posted on line before and couldn't post without starting a blog. Is that how this works?!?!