A 42-year-old member asked:
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might i have a wheat intolerance/allergy? how would i be able to tell?

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Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Gluten sensitivities: Wheat or gluten sensitivities include a wide spectrum of presentations from well-defined celiac disease to other vaguely defined conditions like ibs-like symptoms, and problems outside of the gut like gluten ataxia or peripheral neuropathy. Since it is complicated, a good history taken by your physician with supporting tests might me helpful to tell if you have sensitivities or allergy to wheat.
Answered on Jun 11, 2013

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