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CatAli posted a topic in Celiac Disease - Pre-Diagnosis, Testing & SymptomsHello everyone, This is my first post on this website so I hope I can find someone who has had the same problem as me. My biggest question has to deal with the Celiac Reflex Panel and the Tissue Transglut Ab IgA results. I was diagnosed with Celiac the first of the year in 2017, so I have only been Gluten Free for a year. I did my labs on March 2nd because I see my Gastro provider at the end of this month (my lab results are below). My question is how long does it take to see the Tissue Transglut Ab IgA decrease!?!? I am starting to get really upset and irritated that it has not changed at least a little since 2017. I am on a real strict gluten free diet because of the symptoms that I had (Ex: Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Vit D Deficiency, Swelling in feet and ankles, Bloating, and so). So I know that I am eating correctly and I even watch out for cross contamination, its just sad to see my results not change. My Gastro provider did call me and stated that some people with Celiac have a hard time healing compared to others, which I understand, but really a year and no change? Just wondering how long it took some people to finally start to heal? My last question was, does anyone know what Refractory Celiac Disease is? My Gastro provider told me that he will wait another 6 months before doing my labs and at that point if my Tissue results are still high then he will do another Endoscopy and check for this Refractory Celiac Disease? Thank you so much to everyone for your advice and thoughts. They really help! Thank you, -CatAli