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can gluten intolerance cause constipation

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Excellent question: No one knows for sure and it may not be unlike other acquired allergies or sensitivities such as seafood or latex. This disease has yet to be fully un ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unknown: There is a genetic subgroup of the population that was a higher tendency but it can happen to anyone. Why the immune system decides to react to gluten ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: In case of celiac , even severe inflammation when exposed to gluten. The mechanism for non-celiac gluten intolerance remains unknown but if you have ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Got celiac sprue?: "gluten intolerance" is loose term. Some people feel better cutting out foods containing gluten- grains, because they cut down on poorly digested carb ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
When did it start ?: Gluten intolerance is a general label for people with problems triggered by gluten. In the worst form gluten triggers antibodies to gut tissues that ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
No: I wonder why you eliminated gluten to begin with.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience Dentistry
No: Geographic tongue is of unknown etiology. The filiform papillae are missing in these areas leaving bald spots.No treatment is necessary but vitamin b ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Start with testing: Simple blood tests can confirm or exclude gluten sensitivity. If the findings are negative, you can stop there and explore other possibilities.If posi ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joey Bluhm
16 years experience General Surgery
No: I have not heard or read anything about gluten allergies causing internal hemmorhoids. People with gluten allergy typically have problems with nausea ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Gluten and pain: Yes.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Zandman
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Not usually: No, not typically. If your celiac is very severe and out of control, this can result in severe iron deficiency anemia or malnutrition/underweight stat ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Dr. Oz thinks so: Gluten intolerance can be looked at as similar to food allergies which some believe trigger immunological reactions which does affect mental status an ... Read More

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