I am a 28 year old female that has been having GI issues for several months. Went to my GP and was referred to a GI doc. The GI doc perofrmed a endoscope and colonoscopy. The resuts were the endoscope showed GERD and the small intestine had WBC present. The colonoscopy was negaitve. Now the doc put me on meds for the GERD and wants to test for Celaic with the serum test. My question is isn't the biopsy the gold standard? Why am I paying for a blood test that has been shown to produce false negatives? And is the presents of WBC enough to call celiac? If my serum test come back negative they are going to call it IBS. Does IBS involve inflammation? Should I go gluten free anyway?View Thread
Are you diabetic? Ketones are not usual in urine and the fact that it smell sweet is not normal. I am a MLS and it sounds like you shoud get a UA done, Skin cells or squamous cells are common in UA if the person hasn't fully cleaned themselves before voiding. Sounds like you need to see you personal care provider again.View Thread
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