A 48-year-old member asked:
what are the symptoms of celiac disease?
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Dr. Charles Cattano answered
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 gut lining, with a decrease in absorptive surface of that gut, & resulting malabsorption of food. The best & most enduring fix is to avoid eating gluten. Serum tissue transglutaminase antibody can help determine how successfully gluten is avoided.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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