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FAQ: How do I get tested for gluten allergies?

By Culinary Road Trips Puerto Rico

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http://www.celiaccentral.org/non-celiac-gluten-sensitivity/testing-and-diagnosis/

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/wheat-allergy/basics/tests-diagnosis/con-20031834

According to medicine literature and what my wonderful nutritionist has said there are various tests that you can do:

1. traditional allergy skin test: this test will probaly not detect it unless extremly allergic

2. Blood test: can lead to false positive or a diagnosis of “sestiveness”when your really a Celiac

3. Intestinal Test: they take a sample of your intestine linning to see if it reacts

4. food experiment: a two week to a month allergen free diet, eat something that has gluten in it to see reaction. keep a food diary.

5. Gene test: the test that will most certainly confirm your gluten …read more

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