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A 26-year-old male asked:

Coeliac d trying to gain weight,there is fat malabsorption, is there any way to ameliorate this other than bile acid sequester? thank you any tips ?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Time: If you have truly avoided all gluten, the small intestine will eventually heal up and start absorbing the nutrients within a few months at the latest. Just give it time. If you still fail to gain weight after 3 months, check with your GI again to see if there may be something else causing your weight loss issue.

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Last updated Oct 24, 2016

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