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psyllium husk and celiac disease

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Can be: Think of the digestive tract as an assembly line where food comes in, is reduced to its parts, then moved into the body where the parts can be re-asse ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eduardo Ibarguen-secchia
37 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
A biopsy: There are blood tests that provide some evidence, but they are not totally reliable. A small bowel biopsy is the only absolute diagnostic test. Visit ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to treat: "refractory" is a fancy medical term for something that is hard to treat. In other words, the disease is not getting any better using standard treatme ... Read More
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Dr. Amy Deeken
19 years experience Pathology
Symptoms return: Refractory celiac disease is when symptoms of celiac disease return and are persistent even on a gluten free diet. Patients should be evaluated by th ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Therapy not working: The treatment for celiac disease is a gluten-free diet. Refractory celiac disease is when a patient still has symptoms after being on a strictly glute ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
PPI: I don't think ppis are contraindicated in celiac disease or any certain ppi that should be avoided. Ppis work on the stomach mucosa whereas celiac dis ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Symptoms: Celiac disease is a problem where patients get chronic diarrhea and sometimes a serious skin rash called pyoderma gangrenosum caused by your body maki ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
GiM.d: If you have any suspicion better be in good hand i.E a G.I.M.D and get blood test antigliadin antibody ttg and get of gluten ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Usually diarrhea: Celiac disease, among its many manifestations, may result in diarrhea. Simplistically, exposure of intestine to gluten causes inflammation of affected ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Diarrhea, bloating: Intestinal symptoms such as diarrhea or constipation, bloating, and gas. Rashes may occur as well. Fatigue is possible. Growth issues in children ma ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Linder
42 years experience Family Medicine
Recessive: Celiac disease is inherited in a autosomal recessive fashion. The risk of severe disease is greatest when the genetic predistribution is derived from ... Read More
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