A 56-year-old member asked:
How does celiac sprue affect your other organs besides your intestines?
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Dr. Stephen Hefler answered
Specializes in Pediatrics
A variety: There can be a variety of GI and non-gi symptoms which can make the diagnosis difficult to make. Non-specific abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, bloating, gas, enamel problems with teeth, liver problems, thyroid and other endocrine problems like type i diabetes. Blood work and genetic testing can help make the diagnosis as can upper endoscopy.
Answered on Feb 6, 2015
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