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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shala Fardin
17 years experience in Dermatology
A wheat protein: Gluten is medically relevant because some people are allergic or intolerant of it, as in dermatitis herpetiformis, celiac disease, or non-autoimmune g ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
Protein in grains.: Gluten is a protein composite found in wheat, barley, & rye. Worldwide, gluten is a source of protein, & is often used as an additive to foods low in ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Wheat, rye, barley: Gluten is a protein found in such grains as wheat, rye, barley (including malted barley or malt), and spelt. Grains that do not contain gluten include ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Latest in a series: Celiac sprue is a true allergy to the proteins in grains: wheat, rye, barley, spelt, triticale (maybe oats). Genetic, autoimmune, causes a variety of ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience in Family Medicine
What is your Q?: I'm not sure what your question is. Please ask again with more details. Best wishes to you!
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Not necessarily : Of course by avoiding gluten many bad foods are excluded but being gluten free does not make it neccessarily more healthy then another product.
A female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Technically yes.: Realistically no. Unless it says certified gluten free on the label, oatmeal may be contaminated with wheat, rye or barley which contain gluten.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
No: Whey protein only comes from dairy. No non-dairy foods contain whey protein.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Choi
Dr. Paul Choi answered
36 years experience in Gastroenterology
Lactose intolerance: In general, it takes some time (15-30 minutes at least) for the diarrhea, loose bowel movement, bloating, and flatus (alone or in combination) to deve ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience in Pediatrics
GI Tract: Bloating, excessive gas, abdominal pain, diarrhea, weight loss, fatigue are the primary ones. Your history indicates a history of celiac, but just ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: You have either got it or you don't.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Likely gluten-free: Peanut butter is usually gluten-free, but one should check the brand's label or website. Peter pan peanut butter is gluten free, according to its 2011 ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Blood test or biopsy: Tests for celiac disease include blood antibody tests, looking for tissue transglutaminase antibody (ttg iga) and other antibodies. Small intestine bi ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in 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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Gluten: Gluten is in wheat, barley, and rye. Therefore, it is in any foods or drinks that use these as ingredients. Some foods are pretty obvious like typic ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Because it causes: Celiac disease is autoimmune disorder of small intestines that occurs in genetically predisposed individuals of all ages.It is caused by a reaction to ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jill Carnahan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Gluten-free websites: There are many clearinghouse websites with gluten-free guides and information. Some of the best ones are http://www.Celiac.Org/, http://www.Celiac.Com ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Yes: By definition. If you want to become a vegan for moral reasons, be sure you know exactly what you are doing, and take the supplements you need, or you ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Gluten & sugar free : Stop eating wheat, barley, rye, and sugar. After a few days, you should start feeling better - even if you didn't feel bad to begin with. No one ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
TTg-IgA: The IgA antibody to Tissue Transglutaminase is currently the best blood test to screen for Celiac disease. If this level is elevated, further evaluat ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Wheat and Gluten: Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. You could possibly have a reaction to wheat, but not other gluten- containing grains. The exa ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Rice dream which is rice milk is gluten, nut and milk free. For more information on these products go to: http://www.Tastethedream.Com/index.Php.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jill Carnahan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Rice: Grains that are generally considered gluten-free are rice, amaranth, millet and quinoa.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes: The most common known way of having gluten intolerance is genetic predisposition. Over 90% of those with the disease can trace back to family members. ... Read More
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