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What are the major symptoms of celiac disease?
Celiac Disease Symptoms
What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic)
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
Where can I buy gluten-free stuff?
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Welcome. I think that the IgA and IgG tests are ordered as control tests for celiac disease testing. If in range (or close to it), the TTG IgA and the TTG IgG tests are considered to be valid (results accurate). Those tests also let a doctor know if there is an immune system issue. You are talking about immunoglobulin tests, right? The EMA and DGP celiac tests are missing. What made the doctor move forward with biopsies if the TTG screening test was negative?
A negative biopsy is possible as the small intestine is vast (size if a tennis court). Patches of damage can be missed.
What did the doctor say? Was anything found (e.g. SIBO, H. Pylori, etc)?
I'm trying to sort out my 11 year old daughter who has a lot of stomach pain and belching. Her IGG and IGA were both positive 203 and 68 (above 25 positive at this lab) her TTG was negative and her biopsy was negative. What does this mixed result mean?
Thanks for your insight,
My Japanese speaking is a bit more advanced than that (though still basic) so I think you can hold back on the research for phrases or apps. Again, appreciate it. Will look into Amazon overnight- never even crossed my mind. Thank you!
Yeah it works, just try to be careful with and do rotate off it for good amounts of time, the addiction to is killer, and can make you manic, and crazy. I used to rely on it too much way back and getting off was nightmare.