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Is abdominal pain on a gluten-free diet suspicious for someone with celiac disease?

Is abdominal pain on a gluten-free diet suspicious for someone with celiac disease?

Yes: Abdominal pain on anyone , regardless, is not normal, pain is the way your body is trying to tell you that something is wrong. If you have pain and especially if it persists you need to get it checked. ...Read more

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Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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31 year-old white man with 2 years of intermittent thrombocytopenia down to 29k, with splenomegaly, looking for a diagnosis after much testing.....?

31 year-old white man with 2 years of intermittent thrombocytopenia down to 29k, with splenomegaly, looking for a diagnosis after much testing.....?

Bone marrow biopsy: A lot of work is done on this pt and still not an conclusive is evident. At some point a bone marrow biopsy can be helpful to rule any kind of myelofibrosis with myeloid metaplasia, as a cause of this clinical situation in this case ...Read more

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20 year old female ruq abdominal pain . Is it good to keep getting celiac plexus blocks. For abdominal pain. ?

What's the cause?: It depends on the cause of the pain. If it's due to a treatable cause such as gall bladder disease, it may be better to have the gall bladder removed. Repeated blocks would only be indicated if there is no treatment to remove the cause of the pain. It is very important to have an exact diagnosis for abdominal pain, which can be due to many different problems. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain when I eat, nausea, anorexia. CBC, CMP, lipase, celiac panel all normal. Been going on for about 2 months.

Abdominal pain when I eat, nausea, anorexia. CBC, CMP, lipase, celiac panel all normal. Been going on for about 2 months.

Further work up : Is needed. Depending on the pain location, imaging studies may help in diagnosing your condition. Alternatively, an upper endoscopy would definitely help in ruling in or out esophageal and/ or gastric pathology. A gastroenterology consult would be appropriate in such circumstances. ...Read more

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Chronic diarrhea, severe abdominal pain, doctors ruled out lactose, celiac, had a stomach scope, gallbladder removed. Need suggestions dr is dead end?

University center: If you have not seen a gastroenterologist yet, then you should consider going to an university center or something like the mayo clinic to get an evaluation. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain, frequent mucus loose stools, All negative H.pylori antigen, blood stool sample, CBC, ESR, CRP, Ferrin, celiac screening.? Is IBS ?

Abdominal pain, frequent mucus loose stools, All negative H.pylori antigen, blood stool sample, CBC, ESR, CRP, Ferrin, celiac screening.? Is IBS ?

That is: a likely conclusion but you should consult with the doctor ordering all these tests, and who also examined you. This is where you should seek your diagnosis ...Read more

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


Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more