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What are symptoms of celiacs disease and am I more likely to have it because my grandfather does?

What are symptoms of celiacs disease and am I more likely to have it because my grandfather does?

Variable Sx; slight: Celiac can have variable sx, incl gas, bloat, diarrhea, wt loss, rarely gain, constipation, joint aches and pains (often from vitamin d def), fatigue (often from iron def), osteoporosis, swallowing probl, rarely liver probl. Can get screened with blood testing, and/or genetic testing. Assoc with other autoimmune diseases such as ibd, psoriasis, rheum arth, lupus, type 1 diabetes, thyroid disease. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Celiac Disease (Definition)

In celiac disease, the body reacts to gluten (in wheat and gluten-like proteins in rye and barley) resulting in damage to the small intestine. This limits the intestine's ability to absorb some nutrients. Typically, people with celiac disease have loose stools, bloating, abdominal pain or discomfort, weight loss, poor weight gain ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: mesenteric arteriography?

What is the definition or description of: mesenteric arteriography?

Xray of intestines: Mesenteric arteriography is an xray of the circulation to the of the intestines. It is used for people with abdominal pain where reduced blood supply to the intestines is suspected as the cause. The procedure is done thru a catheter usually inserted through an artery in the groin. ...Read more

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Arteriography showed 100% blocked Circumflex..had bypass on LAD 16 yrs ago..I'm 83.....prognosis?...worried

Arteriography showed 100% blocked Circumflex..had bypass on LAD 16 yrs ago..I'm 83.....prognosis?...worried

Need more info....: Not all 100% blocked lesions need to be fixed. Depends on symptoms, if any, and more importantly can they be attributed to that lesion. That is, your body might have already formed "auto-bypasses" to the chronic blockage. You and your cardiologist need to have a frank discussion about your options: do nothing, medical management or interventional based treatment; risks/benefits and trade-offs. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: arteriography?

What is the definition or description of: arteriography?

Define Arteriography: An xray test where dye is injected directly into the arterial system to detect narrowing vessels and aneurysms (bulging). ...Read more

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Hi dr i just got back my penile doppler ultrasound results..It shows normal..My hormone tests is also normal..Should i opt for penile arteriography?

Hi dr i just got back my penile doppler ultrasound results..It shows normal..My hormone tests is also normal..Should i opt for penile arteriography?

What does ur doc say: You don't mention that your doctor feels you need any further tests. People can get preoccupied about their genitals which may be a psychological problem. If there is erectile dysfunction with or without a treatable physical condition, medication such as viagra (sildenafil) or Cialis can be helpful. Psychotherapy may be helpful for any underlying psychological issues. ...Read more

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Could duplex ultrasound replace arteriography in screening for mesenteric ischemia?

Could duplex ultrasound replace arteriography in screening for mesenteric ischemia?

No screening: There is nothing called screening for mesenteric stenosis. If you have no symptoms then you no need to screen for occlusion. If you have chronic symptoms then duplex ultrasound is a good starting test but has a lot of limitations. In cases of acute ischemia then ct scan is best to start with. ...Read more

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Why is celiacs concidered a disease?

Why is celiacs concidered a disease?

Celiac Disease: Celiac disease (cd) is an immune-mediated enteropathy that inflames and destroys the lining of the small intestine. It is triggered in genetically-determined persons by dietary exposure to gluten (protein found in wheat, barley, rye). Distinguish cd from gluten sensitivity where patients manifest GI upset but no inflammation when eating gluten-containing foods. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to have celiacs?

Is it possible for me to have celiacs?

Anything is possible: There is a fairly accurate blood test that your doctor can order which may better diagnose your condition. ...Read more

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Is watermelon ok for celiacs?

Is watermelon ok for celiacs?

It's gluten free: Watermelon is gluten free. Just don't cut the melon with your bread knife and cutting board! ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Koss
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Arteriography (Definition)

An xray test where dye is injected directly into the arterial system to detect narrowing ...Read more