Celiac (Sprue) Disease Community
Taking Celiac's blood test soon...
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to Celiac (Sprue) disease, anemia, behavioral changes and neurological issues, dental issues, diet and nutrition, infertility, gastrointestinal issues, gluten-free recipes, growth issues, infants and children with Celiac, pain management, and skin and dermatology issues.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Taking Celiac's blood test soon...

I was on a yeast-free and gluten-free diet for a couple of months.  I have a script to have a Celiac's blood test but I understand that I have to be eating gluten for the test to be accurate.  I've been eating gluten for 2 weeks today.  Can someone tell me how long I have to be eating it before I take the test?
Thank you
Related Discussions
4 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
You may want to give it another couple of weeks.
Blank
1137639_tn?1287859401
Thanx so much - not the answer I was looking for, but I'll do that.  Do you have a celiac dx?
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I went gluten free for about a week once I thought I had it but then went back to my regular diet for a couple of weeks before the blood test which did come back positive for Celiac so I think a couple of weeks is plenty especially since it takes about a year for your body to heal itself after going gluten free.  Also, once you are gluten free and ingest it you body should even becomre more sensitve when gluten in digested. Also remember that you can have false positives as well as false negatives with the blood test.  The only way to verify if you have Celiac disease is with the biopsy.
Good Luck!
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Gidget, I don't, but my husband does.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Celiac (Sprue) Disease Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Digestive Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
CalGal
CA
1340994_tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC
168348_tn?1379360675
Blank
ChitChatNine