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Can Watermelon Stomach Be Caused By Celiac Disease
Possibly: I have seen many patients with celiac disease that have inflammation in other parts of their upper GI tract (i.e. esophagus or stomach). The key would be to start by going gluten free and see if symptoms resolve. If they do not, your doctor may consider another endoscopy to see how your stomach is doing. ...Read more
I had endoscopy. I have gastritis and mild duodenal villi blunting. Some bile was found in stomach. No celiac disease. what could cause this?
Many things: Gastritis is inflammaton of your stomach lining and can be caused by chemicals such as bile reflux or medications such as aspirin, nonsteroidal antiinflammatories and some antibiotics like doxcycline. It is also associated with some bacterial infections like helicobacter. Villous blunting can cause malabsorption and can be caused by bacteria li as well as immune causes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have celiac disease and wonder if corn is causing my stomach to feel like i'm having an episode?
Avoid all glutens: Celiac is an inflammatory process so there might be some inflamed nodes when there is an acute flare. If the disease is quiet, and you are assiduously avoiding glutens, there shouldn't be a lot of lymphadenopathy. ...Read more
I have celiac disease but lately I have been experiencing some pain in my upper right part of my stomach. What can this mean? Thank you.
70% improve in 2 wk: With strict gluten avoidance about 70% of patients will have noticeable improvement in 2 wk. At 4 to 6 wk patient should be evaluated to verify an adequate response to the gluten-free diet and assess adequacy of nutrition despite gluten avoidance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been on a mostly gluten free diet for 3 years after finding it helped my stomach symptoms. Is it possible to find out if I have celiac disease?
Perhaps: A mostly gluten-free diet may not be helpful for those with gluten intolerance but may be helpful for those with wheat allergy. The blood tests for gluten intolerance is accurate when a person is consuming gluten. Consider seeing an allergist to help you sort this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Celiac disease, especially if one has symptoms or small intestine inflammation/damage, does increase one's risk of small intestine cancer (adenocarcinoma, lymphoma). The increased risk may go to normal if one stays on a completely gluten free diet and stops having intestinal symptoms for many years. Celiac disease is not a risk factor for stomach cancer, according to the american cancer society. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After eating I get a bump in my lower left abdomen, shooting pains up my abdomen to my chest when I press on the bump. I do have celiac disease.
Hard bump in center of abdomen. No food in 2 weeks. Not constipated taking laxatives. Celiac disease for 12 years. Pains in chest when I push on it?
I have stomach cramps and bloating and am losing weight. How do I know if i might have celiac disease or not?
Celiac disease and 61 year old. Constipation and "apple fat" in abdominal like in men often. Can she use lactulose 15 ml?
I have had 2 months of diarrhea and vomitting, watery stooland abdominal pain. I got endoscopy, colonoscopy, biopsy and celiac disease test done and all tests were negative.There has been no proper diagnosis yet. What should I do?
Parasites: Has your stool been tested for ova and parasites particularly giardiasis and balstocystis homnis. If yes and all stool test are negative then irritable bowel syndrome diarrhea predominant is a possible diagnosis. You should follow up with your gastroenterologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have celiac disease, but never cheat. Recently have had flare ups with nausea , abdominal cramping, indigestion?
Check food labels: You could be missing hidden gluten. Are you careful going out to eat (foods that are gluten free that are cooked along side gluten containing foods)? Your doctor could check antibodies to see if your celiac is under control, if not you may be unknowingly eating gluten. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 54 woman with celiac disease and I'm about 20 pounds underweight. I also have a small polyp in the lining of my stomach called a stromal gist. What is that? I will have a 2nd scope with ultrasound in June. I am worried. Can you tell me what your op
GIST: GI strongly tumor (GIST) should be removed when diagnosed, not observed with endoscopy except under rare circumstances. Ask about a consultation with a surgical oncologist. GIST's have variable malignant potential, an can only be properly evicted in the pathology lab. Things like tumor size, Motorola activity and a variety of pathology stains are needed. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Doubt it: If any irregularities in the intestinal wall were found, it would be just that, irregularities. Their presence would suggest a problem but the overlap with other possible conditions would make the information inconclusive. A normal study would also not rule out the condition. ...Read more
I have celiac disease and a polyp in the lining of my stomach and I am severely underweight..what does the polyp mean? My doctor call it an stromal tumor..I think? I will be having a 2nd endoscopy with ultra sound but I'm scared. Help!
MostPolypsAreBenign: Stomach Polyps are masses of cells that form on the inside lining of your stomach and are rather rare.Most of these do not go on to become cancerous.but some do.And that is why some are removed and others don't.They don't cause any symptoms.These can be1 Hyperplastic 2Fundic Polyp 3Adenomas are the rarest and those are the only ones can turn cancerous and need to be removed but is very very rare ...Read more
I have some swollen lymph nodes in my abdomen (1.8x0.9) and one prepancreatic lymph node (1.4x1.1) a fatty liver and a ca19-9 level 46. No symptoms. Cea,Ceruplasmin,Ana,atrf,celiac disease neg.
A few ideas: Urine copper is a better way to rule out Wilson's. I trust hepatitis C was also negative. I'm not worried in the least about your lymph nodes; we see nodes like these all the time in healthy folks. Trusting you don't drink. Your fatty liver may just be your body's way of asking for a return to that fitness-focused lifestyle from your teens. Best wishes. ...Read more
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