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A 35-year-old female asked:

I've been eating gluten free for a month now. i'm going for addition celiac testing today. will my gluten free diet affect those results?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Celiac: To a minor extent. There are different kinds of testing and most will still be positive if you have the condition.
Dr. Ernest Fischer
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 11 years experience
Potentially: Eating a gluten free diet, if you have Celiac disease will quiet the immune system. This can affect the blood testing or the direct biopsy.

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