A 40-year-old member asked:
what are some more subtle symptoms of celiac disease in children?
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Dr. Manav Singla answered
22 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Belly aches: There are many ... Abdominal pain, cramping, diarrhea, bloated feeling. The more subtle sign might be growth delay - not growing as quickly as other kids. Also, certain kinds of rashes are subtle signs of celiac (look-up dermatitis herpetiformis). The trigger is wheat containing foods and other products.
Answered on Jun 17, 2015
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