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Svelte

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I'm a professional engineer, diagnosed with Celiac disease August 17th 2019.

  1. OK thanks a lot. I was a bit worried. They recommend that they should be rechecked once in the first 3-6 months and then after a year and yearly after that, so I was concerned that maybe they were supposed to go to normal after 3-6 months.
  2. About 8 months ago I was tested for Tissue Transglutaminase Ab IgA and scored over 250. I still have been having problems so I asked to be retested yesterday and scored 22.3, which is still higher than the 12 that they compared too check if you have celiac disease. Does this mean gluten is likely...
  3. Yeah, I'm pretty new to this stuff. 2 years ago I was blaming all of my problems on a hernia I had, so I my success rate as a doctor is pretty low 🤔. Things seem to be getting worse and accelerating, so something should show up soon. Hopefully it is just the pain meds and or some flaws in my di...
  4. Thanks for all of the advice. I only had the blood test done for my diagnosis: Tissue Transglutaminase Ab IgA which I scored over 250. Due to problems with the health of my father I was not around immediately after the test, and apparently they do something to check for gluten in the stool before...
  5. I've been gluten free for 2 months now and I seem to be having more abdominal pain problems than I did before I quit eating gluten. I've been thorough avoiding gluten, but possibly I've had a few things with vinegar in them for example that I possibly could have reacted too. It seems from what...
  6. I just wanted to thank everyone for posting and responding to these kinds of posts. I'm only about 8 weeks into being gluten free and I also get discouraged by the lack of progress. My first 3 weeks were pretty bad, and then I seemed to get a bit better, but now I'm back again to pretty bad. Reading...