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can weight loss have to be a side effect to be considered celiac disease?

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Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
No: Celiac disease can result in weight due to malabsorption of nutrients but not all celiac patients lose weight.
Answered on May 8, 2013

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