UPDATE: Antibody blood test is negative. Thank you!
I am a regular on BMB, but I figured this board might be the best place for my question.
My sister was diagnosed with celiac last week. Blood tests were highly suggestive, and biopsy confirmed. Her gastroenterologist recommends all immediate family members be tested due to its genetic tendencies. I have had a number of random symptoms over the years that have been chalked up to chronic fatigue syndrome, but could possibly be related to Celiac, and would like to be tested.
I am currently 31 weeks pregnant with my first child. My pregnancy/fetus has been complication free so far (aside from a slew of "common" pregnancy symptoms, I.e. nausea/vomiting, heartburn, etc). I didn't know if I should get the test now or wait? If I test now, would pregnancy have any effect on the accuracy of antibody testing or biopsy? I really would like to be tested before going gluten free. Thank you for your thoughts and opinions.