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A 26-year-old male asked:

Is nutritionally complete semi-elemental diet indicated in malabsorption tva & ulcers associated with well established coeliac disease. how long ? ty

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Not necessary: Your problem is gluten and with avoidance the damages will heal along with the malabsorption issue . Elemental diet is not palatable and thus you may end up eating less food than you should. Your major problem is gaining back the weight and thus eat whatever you desire as long as it does not contain gluten.

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Last updated Oct 13, 2016

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