Ttg Antibody

tTG antibody is called tissue transglutaminase antibody. It is detected in celiac disease patients, an autoimmune disorder where the immune system gets triggering after taking gluten. This antibody is also detected in children having poor growth, diarrhea, vomiting, or rashes due to celiac disease. Tissue glutaminase is an enzyme that clears the damage in the body. The affected person with celiac disease develops antibodies that attack this enzyme, and so it is referred to as anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies.

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My stomach gets upset after taking food made of wheat. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,My stomach remains upset most of the time upset. This happens especially when I eat roti made of wheat flour or corn flour. If I eat fruits, then it is normal. My weight has also reduced due to this. I have this problem for the past one month. I had a liver infection before two years. I am...  Read Full »


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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your current BMI is normal. But, if your weight is decreasing due to the lack of diet, then that is not a good thing. Your liver problem was before two years and your current problem has a history of one month. So, I do not think that it has something to do wi...  Read Full »

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