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would a gluten sensitivity cause hair loss?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probable: Gluten sensitivity decreases absorption of many nutrients and when significant weight loss occurs , hair loss may follow.
Answered on Mar 10, 2014
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