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how long do people live with celiac disease

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Dr. Eduardo Ibarguen-secchia
37 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Absolutely: Remaining on a 100% gluten free diet is curative. You will live as long as anyone else.

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
At least a month: You don't actually ever heal from celiac disease except by cutting out gluten. It is a serious problem that affects your whole body when you have it. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Depends: It depends on how much gluten you eat and how immediate your body responds to the gluten in the diet. If you eat a undetectable amount- the time frame ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Macy
Dr. Eric Macy answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Not known: It is not known. This study is currently just starting using a validated questionaire and blinded exposures to small amounts of gluten.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Giannotta
48 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends.: Adults with moya moya disease can live normal life spans depending on how severe the presentation is, which is usually a stroke. As long as there are ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Multiple Sclerosis: People with appropriate therapy and good compliance and follow up care can lead entirely normal, productive and full lives. There is no benefit trying ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Golden
21 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Long: In this day and age we have so many options for medical and surgical treatment with even more technologies coming. I would bet that life expectancy wo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends on age: This is a rare genetic condition that has several different presentations. Infants who begin with symptoms early in life often do have a shortened li ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Hepatitis C: All of the information you are asking is changing as we speak. Hepatitis c is becoming treatable and then there will be very little mortality once the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcel Hungs
25 years experience Neurology
Month to years: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als) is fatal in about 75% of patients within one to five years after symptom start, with median survival of 4 years o ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on the gen-: eral health. The arthritis, I don't think, ever is bad enough to kill a person. One dies of other causes WITH the Arthritis, rather than from it. .
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
Living with Wegeners: I am sorry about your diagnosis. Wegener's disease is hard. Incurable, the five-year survival is up to 87%. Since this is an average number, some wil ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
31 years experience Infectious Disease
While you're alive: Bechet's disease is a genetic predisposition to having intestinal polyps that can evolve into cancerous growth. You will need regular monitoring to t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
Carefully: With proper diet, medication, and exercise . Keep a close relationship with your gastroenterologist. You may eventually need surgery, but that's tole ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey DeCaprio
27 years experience Vascular Surgery
Vasculitis : Wegeners granulomatosis now known as granulomatosis with polyangiitis is incurable vasculitis that effects the nose , lungs , and kidneys. It requir ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Genetics; eat gluten: Celiac disease (gluten allergy) occurs in a person who may have a genetic tendency to react abnormally to gluten (a protein in wheat, barley, and rye) ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
19 years experience Pathology
Higher risk: Patients with celiac disease are 3-4 times more likely to suffer from infertility than the average person without celiac disease. Approximately 4% of ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Unknown: The unfortunate but fundamental truth while dealing with this question is that there is no final and definitive answer. This unavailability of an answ ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Variable: This is highly dependent on the cancer type and stage of presentation. Some aggressive forms of cancer may take over vital organs within months; oth ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Not long: True "heart cancer" is very rare. It is also called myocardial sarcoma. If it can be removed completely, it can be cured. However, it's often not po ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Wilson's disease: Lifetime medical therapy is required in patients with wilson disease, and treatment involves removing the copper already accumulated in tissues and pr ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Treatment/infections: The life expectancy for cystic fibrosis has improved over the last decade. With close follow up, adherence to your medications, nutrition and exercise ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Sxs of "classic" tay-sachs usually develop around 3-6 mos of age with muscle weakness. Between 6 -10 months of age, a child will not meet motor milest ... Read More

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