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I have a low iga- it's 40mg/dl and should be over 70. I breastfeed my newborn and wonder if he will still be protected with IgA antibodies from me?
Breastfeed!: The baby will get IgA from your breastmilk, even if your level is low, and some igg for protection. Remember that the baby also benefited from protective antibody from you in utero. Breastfeeding has many other immune benefits and social benefits and definitely worth the time and effort! congratulations on your new baby! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a person have gluten ataxia with a negative IgA antibody and a negative villa biopsy? No sign of cerebellum damage but has cervical vertigo?
Celiac dx : Gliadin is a protein found within gluten. Its presence is what triggers the formation of the IgA and igb anti-gliadin antibodies. The gliadin IgA test is one tool your doctor uses to find out if you are gluten-intolerant. The test analyzes the serum of your blood using blood drawn from a vein in your arm. The blood test is virtually painless, though you may develop a small bruise at the site whe. ...Read more
Candida antibody IgM high 1.2. Candida antibody IgG high 1.9. Candida antibody IgA high 1.5. What does this mean? Yeast overgrowth?
What does it mean when your blood test showed candida antibody IgA 1.5. Igm 1.2. Igg 1.9. All high?
Beware: I would be very cautious about any physician or other health care practitioner who proposes to treat you for a candida infection on the basis of bloodwork in the absence of a specific clinical finding of an infection. Labs that promote these tests are strongly linked to fringe medicine. My main concern is that you'll be given inappropriate medication and/or overlook a real health problem. ...Read more
My 13y/o daughter has type 1 diabetes. She recently had blood work and her tissue transglutaminase antibody IgA came back high at 39, why is this?
Celiac sprue screen: People with type i diabetes are at extra risk for some of the other autoimmune diseases including gluten enteropathy. What her physician will do this this information remains to be seen -- your daughter's old enough to talk and participate in any decisions such as a possible trial of a gluten-free diet. ...Read more
My serum test is negative for endomysial antibody iga, ttg tissue transglutasminase iga, gliadin antibody igg. But positive for gliadin antibody iga?
Male 51 years, lower left abdominal discomfort, constipation, diarreah, incomplete evacuation. Colonoscopy is normal, IgA gliadin antibodies elevated.?
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