Celiac Disease Diagnosis Overview

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Celiac Disease Diagnosis

To diagnose celiac disease, your doctor may order blood tests, an endoscopy, and a small intestine biopsy. Learn about what to expect and how to prepare.

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Conditions the AGA-IgG Blood Test Can Diagnose

Learn about the AGA-IgG blood test and how it can help to diagnose celiac disease and other forms of gluten-related conditions such as gluten ataxia. The AGA-IgG blood test is one of a panel of five celiac disease blood tests used to screen for and...

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Stressful Life Events and Celiac Disease

Can stress help to trigger celiac disease? Many people think stressful life events can lead to celiac, and some research backs that up. Can stress help to trigger celiac disease? Over the years, many people who have been diagnosed with celiac have...

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Can Pregnancy Trigger Celiac Disease?

Can pregnancy trigger celiac disease? Some studies (plus many anecdotal reports) suggest it may play a role, but it's not clear exactly what role. Many women find they develop celiac disease symptoms following a pregnancy, and research does show...

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What Exactly Do Incidence and Prevalence Mean?

Incidence and prevalence are words used when scientists are estimating the risks of disease in a specific group of people. Here are their definitions. The terms "incidence" and "prevalence" refer to the number of people who have a particular medical...

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Digestive System Recovery After Celiac Disease

Get information about the recovery of the small intestine from celiac disease, plus tips for how to give yourself the best chance to heal. Unfortunately, many adults' small intestines never fully recover from the damage inflicted by celiac disease...

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5 Different Types of Gluten Allergy

When you say you have a gluten allergy, it usually means one of five things, though not necessarily an allergy. Find out what they are. It's pretty common these days to hear people in restaurants and stores say they have a "gluten allergy" and...

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Testing Positive for the Celiac Disease Gene

While having the celiac gene may suggest your likelihood of developing the disease, it doesn't necessarily mean you have to go gluten-free quite yet. With the advent of advanced molecular genetic testing, doctors are now more than ever able to...

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