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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes, but ...: While your database is highly suggestive of a person at risk for celiac disease, the diagnosis still hinges on a diagnostic small bowel biopsy. Once ... Read More
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Dr. Danica Schulte
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Yes: I would consider an evaluation by a gastroenterologist to make a definitive diagnosis. Given your history of autoimmune disease, elevated ttg IgA an ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No and No: The elevated WBC calls for a serious workup by your physician -- we don't want to miss endocarditis, leukemia or any of several other troublesome, pos ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
SB bx is nessacary: Of all these tests, the EMA-IgA blood test is considered the most accurate blood test for celiac disease, meaning that if you have a positive result o ... Read More
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Gluten elimination: If the level decreases with gluten elimination from the dief upon re testing, it is most likely that you have celiac disease. Tissue transglutaminase ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Need more info: The hall mark of celiac disease is destruction of the lining of the intestine (mucosal atrophy). To give you a better idea about what is going on i wo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Genetics; eat gluten: Celiac disease (gluten allergy) occurs in a person who may have a genetic tendency to react abnormally to gluten (a protein in wheat, barley, and rye) ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: To get the best use of this site you need to provide background information and ask a specific question. This is not a chat room & each question g ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe 1% (1 in 100): Celiac disease affects about 1 in 100 people, to about 1 in 150 people. The exact numbers are not certain, but it affects a little less than 1% of th ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
No wheat rye barley: You can eat meat, chicken, turkey, fish, nuts, fruits and vegetables, grains including rice, and corn. Potato and sweet potato. Avoid any wheat, rye, ... Read More

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