A member 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 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Stevan Cordas answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Celiac: To a minor extent. There are different kinds of testing and most will still be positive if you have the condition.

Answered 1/3/2013


Dr. Ernest Fischer answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

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.

Answered 10/13/2014



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