U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 44-year-old male asked:

In celiac disease how much time does it take for the histopathoological changes to normalise once gluten free diet is started?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 20 years experience
Usually: About 6 months. However, every person' body heals differently. It is reported about that it can take up to 2 years to normalize. But, if there is any exposure to gluten, the changes may still be persistent. It is helpful to monitor serum ttg antibody levels, once they normalize, rebiopsy on about 6 months. Repeat biopsies should continue to be read in the same lab so slides can be compared.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Related questions

A 40-year-old member asked:
2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
A 39-year-old male asked:
3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
A 28-year-old male asked:
2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
A 38-year-old member asked:
3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
A 26-year-old female asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Last updated Apr 16, 2018

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.