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A 28-year-old male asked:

Just had my blood tests it says elevated immunoglubin a ( iga). having diarreah and gas bloating, mixed bowel movements, doc says it may be ibs?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Big picture: Having an IgA slightly (or even considerably) about the reference range (the range into which most people fall) in the absence of a monoclonal spike (which at your age would surprise me greatly) seldom means anything. Treat the person, not the labs. Good luck.
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