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  1. Raven, I agree with you that for many of the blood tests in use, false positives are extremely rare. So rare in fact...
  2. The manufacturer of the test kit seems to think that the specificity is above 98%. Usually "A" type antibodies seem to...
  3. I've got a very good idea of what IGA deficiency is, Irish. It means that your "A" type antibody response is abnormal...
  4. I'm not sure that Entero is quackery. The ideas behind the tests do seem to make sense. You find antibodies in the stool...
  5. With one DQ2.5 I think her odds are somewhere around 8% of developing it in her lifetime. That number seems to vary a...
  6. Tracy, children usually heal in a few months. Adults, though, take anywhere from a year to "forever". Or at least that...
  7. She has one very risky gene [DQ2.5] for celiac disease, but it should not be taken as a diagnosis; about 13% of the population...
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    Is This Even Possible?

    Frankly I don't think it's possible, and you are likely endangering your relationship with your workmates by worrying...
  9. Did you get a copy of your lab-work? That might be helpful. 40% or so of celiac cases involve no intestinal discomfort...
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    Bayer Low Dose Aspirin Gluten Free?

    It's fine. Almost no one uses gluten or even wheat starch as a binder now, so there's nothing to cross contaminate with...
  11. That is a good point. There's a lot of areas where the current scientific answer is "We followed for two years and this...
  12. I've asked this myself. Everything I've read says that neuro issues that come from actual damage don't usually get much...
  13. It sounds like you and your son are allergic to wheat rather than gluten intolerant. I think you could test that without...
  14. It depends on your doc and possibly what you ask for. My GI has finally talked me into one, as some issues aren't resolving...
  15. The "IGA" you're referring to is simply an indicator that your "A" type antibodies are in working order -- the other...
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