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JMW

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:49 pm    Post subject: Best Food Sensitivity Test Reply with quote

Hi. I'm new to this forum. I've never posted on a forum in my life. I was recently diagnosed with Lymphocytic Colitis through biopsies of my colon. I will give you the short story of how I got here as most of you have similar stories I'm sure. I had normal (for the most part) BMs until May 21st of this year (I'm 46 years old). Horrible abdominal pain, 102 fever, nausea, vomiting and explosive D... so I went doctor the next day. Told I had flu or food poisoning. D every day since then...tons of blood tests, fecal tests, ultrasounds, upper GI, colonoscopy, biopsies...here we are with this diagnosis.

I want to get a food allergy test and I would like to know if blood or saliva is best and why. I'd also like to know what lab is best and why. Currently, I don't have a doctor who is knowledgeable about any of this, but I am needing to know ASAP what foods I am sensitive to. I've read so many contradicting information that I am just trying to weed through and find a path toward healing. I know this is the first step.

Any info would be appreciated. Detail and reasons would also be appreciated. Thanks, in advance, for your help and sharing your experiences.

JMW
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Food Intolerances : Gluten, casein, soy, and avenin, (avenin is the prolamin in oats, which is equivalent to the gluten in wheat), beef, grapes, peanuts, cashews, almonds, (but nut butters seem OK except for peanuts), citric acid, chocolate, and agar.
Location: Central Texas

PostPosted: Tue Jul 25, 2017 8:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi JMW,

Welcome to our Internet family. The only test that works is the one that all of us who decide to order a test, use, and that's the stool tests offered by Enterlab in Dallas, TX.

https://www.enterolab.com/

Most members choose the A1 + C1 test panels to get maximum benefit. The combination costs $539. If you can't justify spending that much, you can start with the A1 panel. It tests for the 4 most common food allergens gluten, caesin (dairy), soy, and egg. We find their tests to the most accurate available, by far because the antibodies are developed in the intestines, not in the blood, saliva, or anywhere else. Here's a direct link to the tests:

https://www.enterolab.com/StaticPages/TestInfo.a...fo.aspx#PanelA1C1

Again, welcome aboard, and please feel free to ask anything.

Tex
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