A 22-year-old female asked:
i was recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism but am underweight. i experience gas, diarrhea and bloating often after eating. could it be celiac?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Gerald Mandell answered
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Possible: 2% to 5% incidence of celiac disease in autoimmune thyroid disorders such as hashimoto's thyroiditis which can result in hypothyroidism. .Crohns disease, inflammatory bowel disease, also associated with hypothyroidism.Should see physician for further evaluation for bowel disease.
Answered on Nov 24, 2013
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