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does gluten cause colon spasms in people who are gluten intolerant? i get horrible spasms in lower abdomen and loose stools sometimes during bowel movements, cold water helps a lot.

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Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: its like an allergic reaction go on a gluten free diet and see if the problems resolve and follow up with your doctor for more definitive testing
Answered on May 21, 2014
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