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What are the most common symptoms of celiac disease?

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Dr. Garrett Caldwell
Dr. Garrett Caldwellanswered
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Sprue: The most common symptoms with celiacs disease, or sprue, is foul smelling diarrhea with flautlence, weightloss and fatigue. You may also have anemia and a skin rash. If you have celiac disease, you should avoid all foods containing gluten.
Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 21 years experience
Gastrointestinal: The most common symptoms are diarrhea, abdominal cramping, bloating, and excess gas. However, there are many non-intestinal symptoms of celiac disease as well such as migraine headaches, skin rashes, fatigue, anxiety, depression, mouth ulcers , and sleep disorders. If there is concern for celiac disease, discuss testing with you physician.

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What are common complications of celiac disease?

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Dr. Randy Burgett
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Many: Celiac disease is characterized by the inability to digest foods with gluten, resulting in abdominal pain, gas, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. Complications include anemia, osteoporosis, vitamin deficiencies, autoimmune disorders, infertility, liver disease, intestinal cancers, or hypoglycemia. Early diagnosis and proper treatment with diet control can help you avoid these complications.
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What are common signs and symptoms of celiac disease?

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Abdominal symptoms: Celiac disease causes decreased absorption of nutrients, vitamins, iron, etc... A patient gets diarrhea, anemia, lactose intolerance, tummy aches, irritable bowels, etc...
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How common is celiac disease?

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1:133: Average risk of celiac is 1:133 in the us. If there is a family history of celiac then the risk increases.
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What are main symptoms of celiacs disease?

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