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whats the difference between having celiac disease and gluten sensitivity?

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Dr. Sanjay Jain
33 years experience Internal Medicine
7: Gluten sensitivity is from celiac disease most commonly which is a genetic disease. One can have allergies to individual foods otherwise like wheats etc but not have celiac disease.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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