A 29-year-old female asked:
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dr.lewey 1.how to test for celiac disease? 2.if i've celiac dis., how is related to my left body pain(im vitamin d/b12 deficient) 3.cure for celiac?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Ciliac disease is: Tested for w/lab tests and possible biopsy which it looks like your doc did. Diagnostechs lab in wa state has a tests also. Main part of treatment is avoiding the offending foods. Great plains lab in ks has a food sensitivity panel. Can't explain the left-sided pain but as you feel better hope that will too. Peace and good health.
Answered on May 5, 2014
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Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
Blood test: Simple test can diagnose celiac disease . Pls ask your doctor. If diagnosis is confirmed then treatment is to avoid gluten containing food.
Answered on May 5, 2014
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