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can celiac begin at any age

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Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Varied: The symptoms of celiac disease are quite varied. However, failure to thrive (failure to gain weight) is a common symptom in child who are diagnoses w ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Celiac: You are usually born with it, but in some cases the diagnosis is delayed or undetected for years.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Celiac diagnosis: The age at which you suspect the diagnosis. You test whenever the symptoms occur and are consistent with possible celiac disease. I know of people who ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Any age: Any age after six months, depending on the clinical picture.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See below: For celiac disease, the intestines completely heal in the absence of gluten (95% of the time). In 5%, however, enteropathy is refractory to gluten avo ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Celiac Disease: Celiac disease (gluten-sensitive enteropathy) has three of the following features: villous atrophy; malabsorption, weight loss, or other signs of nutr ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Celiac disease: Celiac disease is atrophy of the intestinal villi caused by an immune response to gluten and gliadin.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Celiac Disease: See a gastroenterologist or your primary doctor who can test your blood with labs and/or consider an endoscopy which is more invasive but also more sp ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Gluten intolerance: Celiac disease is when you body is essentially allergic to gluten. Celiac disease can have many symptoms, including diarrhea, abdominal discomfort, nu ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Markman
72 years experience General Practice
Abdominal discomfort: Individuals with celiac disease can have a variety of different symptoms and may even be asymptomatic. Often it is associated with gastrointestinal di ... Read More
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