My daughter diagnosed-questions

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Ashaline
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   Posted 11/3/2015 7:00 AM (GMT -7)   
My daughter was diagnosed today. First question, are there ever any false positives with this? Before we go gluten free, I just wanted to hold on to a little bit of hope.
Also, do any of your get a sore throat and headaches with your celiac's? She seems to get that a lot and I really need to find out if it is from the celiac's or something else. Thank you.

cyclinglady
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Date Joined Aug 2015
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   Posted 11/3/2015 11:56 PM (GMT -7)   
Yes, there can be false positives, but those are not common. The next step is usually biopsies via endoscopy to confirm intestinal damage. I encourage you to check out the University of Chicago's celiac website. They are a reputable site and a leading researcher in the US. There are about 300 symtoms of celiac disease and some are asymptomatic. Good luck!
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