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A 33-year-old female asked:

If i have an elevated transglutaminase iga, hypothyroidism, and a mother with celiac disease. is the likelihood that i have celiac disease.?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
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 the diagnosis is secure, a gluten-free diet should then result in a drop in tissue transglutaminase titer.
Dr. Danica Schulte
A Verified Doctoranswered
22 years experience
Yes: I would consider an evaluation by a gastroenterologist to make a definitive diagnosis. Given your history of autoimmune disease, elevated ttg IgA and family history of celiac disease, the likelihood of you having celiac disease is very high.

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