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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

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Is rashes usually a symptom of celiac disease/gluten intolerance or a wheat allergy?

Is rashes usually a symptom of celiac disease/gluten intolerance or a wheat allergy?

DH: Dermatitis herpetiformis is an extremely itchy rash made of bumps and blisters. The rash is chronic, which means it continues over a long period of time.
Dermatitis herpetiformis usually begins in people age 20 and older, although children may sometimes be affected. It is seen in both men and women.
The cause is unknown. However, dermatitis herpetiformis is frequently linked to gluten sensitivity. ...Read more

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What is the difference between flea bites and celiac disease rash?

What is the difference between flea bites and celiac disease rash?

Cekiac disease: There are a number of skin disorders assocaited with celiac disease. Dh is one that can resemble flea bites. One has to look at the whole picture to decide if there is underlying celiac disease or if the dog has fleas. Go to http://www. Celiaccentral. Org/skin/. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference between flea bites and celiac disease rash?

I want to know what is the difference between flea bites and celiac disease rash?

Flea bites vs rash: Fleas only jump about knee high so the bites are usually below the knee and look like insect bites, firm red itchy-painful nodules, some may have pustules. Rash due to celiac disease is dermatitis herpetiformis, grouped crusted red bumps, urticarial papules or vesicles on extensor surfaces, such as elbows, knees, buttocks, back. Because rash is very itchy, usually we see mostly scratches on exam. ...Read more

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What could this rash on my face be from? How to tell if it's allergy or celiac disease?

What could this rash on my face be from? How to tell if it's allergy or celiac disease?

Rash on face: Open up the possibilities and see your dematologist to answer your question since the rash could be from the sun, lupus or many other things. ...Read more

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Could rash due to celiac disease clear up even if I don't take gluten out of diet? Had rash on inner thigh for 1/2 yr, never itched, disappeared itself

Could rash due to celiac disease clear up even if I don't take gluten out of diet? Had rash on inner thigh for 1/2 yr, never itched, disappeared itself

May but unwise: You are playing russian roulette with your health by not avoiding gluten (provided that the case has been verified). Like any chronic disease, the symptoms wax and wane often. There may also be other causes for skin rash whether you are gluten-sensitive or not. ...Read more

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Celiac disease. My doctor put me eat bread with gluten and took blood sample. Two days fatigue, no sleep. Celiac rash. This is wrong! What can I do?

Celiac disease. My doctor put me eat bread with gluten and took blood sample. Two days fatigue, no sleep. Celiac rash. This is wrong! What can I do?

It IS wrong: Unfortunately, insurance companies won't pay benefits unless the blood work is positive, and it will usually not be positive if you are already under treatment. So celiac patients are forced to become sick once again. The US health care system is horribly dysfunctional. I'm sorry this happened, but your physician is as trapped in it as you are. ...Read more

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Recurring itchy rash on both index finger knuckles and elbows. Could this be any indication I may have celiac disease. I often get excruciating abdominal cramps as well. Rash has been on and off for 3yrs.?

Recurring itchy rash on both index finger knuckles and elbows. Could this be any indication I may have celiac disease. I often get excruciating abdominal cramps as well. Rash has been on and off for 3yrs.?

Possible: You should talk to your doctor about this since it is possible that you may have celiac disease. Often a simple blood test would help confirm your suspicion. Regardless, having excruciating cramps deserves a workup. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the symptoms of celiac disease to flare-up after you eat gluten?

How long does it take for the symptoms of celiac disease to flare-up after you eat gluten?

Not known: It is not known.
This study is currently just starting using a validated questionaire and blinded exposures to small amounts of gluten. ...Read more

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How long does it take to start feeling better after going completely gluten free if you have celiacs disease?

How long does it take to start feeling better after going completely gluten free if you have celiacs disease?

At least a month: Transitioning to being gluten free may take some time. The first few days, even weeks, you may feel pretty lousy. Even worse than before. For most people, but the end of the first month of being gluten free, symptoms are noticeable better. I would also suggest cutting sugar and other grains too if symptoms have not improved much. ...Read more

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I let my celiacs go untreated for quite some time now. I'm ready to tx it bc of bad sx. Aprox how long will it take for the s. Intestines to heal?

I let my celiacs go untreated for quite some time now. I'm ready to tx it bc of bad sx. Aprox how long will it take for the s. Intestines to heal?

Weeks to months?: The clinical presentation of celiac disease varies from patient to patient with either typical intestinal symptoms (see earlier healthtap answers on this topic) or a host of atypical extraintestinal manifestations. Important complications include: malnutrition, osteoporosis, infertility, GI cancers. Up to 30% have persistent/recurrent symptoms, incomplete response, or refractory disease. ...Read more

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What does celiac rash look like?

What does celiac rash look like?

Very itchy: From pubmed health: dermatitis herpetiformis is an extremely itchy rash made of bumps and blisters. The rash is chronic, which means it continues over a long period of time. ...Read more

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Could people with celiac disease live a long life?

Could people with celiac disease live a long life?

Absolutely: Remaining on a 100% gluten free diet is curative. You will live as long as anyone else. ...Read more

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How long to heal from celiac disease and do the symptoms completely disappear?

How long to heal from celiac disease and do the symptoms completely disappear?

At least a month: You don't actually ever heal from celiac disease except by cutting out gluten. It is a serious problem that affects your whole body when you have it. When you cut out gluten all together, it takes at least a month to have your system come close to normal. Some studies say it may take even a year of being very careful, before you feel consistently better. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for the symptoms of celiac disease to flare?

How long is it supposed to it take for the symptoms of celiac disease to flare?

Depends: It depends on how much gluten you eat and how immediate your body responds to the gluten in the diet. If you eat a undetectable amount- the time frame may be longer than if you ingest a large amount. Some peoples immune system may also react faster or slower to the same amount. Its individual based. Please try to adhere to the diet.
Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm bring tested for celiac disease I started my gluten free diet last night still feeling horrible after eating could this be another allery?

I'm bring tested for celiac disease I started my gluten free diet last night still feeling horrible after eating could this be another allery?

Depends: You may be reacting to other foods as well. Remember it can take 6 months or longer for a gluten damaged gut to heal. So one day may not show a difference. ...Read more

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How long does take for abdominal distention to go down in adults with celiac disease?

How long does take for abdominal distention to go down in adults with celiac disease?

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 more

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Long family history of autoimmune diseases. I have hypothyroidism and celiac disease. I've noticed new symptoms. Could I develop other autoimmunes?

Long family history of autoimmune diseases. I have hypothyroidism and celiac disease. I've noticed new symptoms. Could I develop other autoimmunes?

You can but: Why worry about getting another disease? Focusing on your current conditions & findings ways to gain health and remain healthy will do your mind and body good. Celiac is associated many other conditions. At 19 years old, you should try to enjoy life, work on your dreams and let your doctors do the worrying for you. Going for your follow-ups and reporting new symptoms is the best thing you can do. ...Read more

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I fam positive for gluten sensitivity. I also have a very itchy & blistery skin rash. Could I have celiac even though my tests say I am just sensitive?

I fam positive for gluten sensitivity. I also have a very itchy & blistery skin rash. Could I have celiac even though my tests say I am just sensitive?

See below.: Possibly, it is difficult to diagnose what the rash is without seeing it. Dermatitis herpetaformis is a skin condition associated with celiac disease which is similar to what was described. A biopsy with immuno fluorescence tests may be an option to sort out what is the culprit. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have celiac and have numerous other allergies to foods I am thinking that I might be hailing another, an ichy rash/hives on arms and torso.?

I have celiac and have numerous other allergies to foods I am thinking that I might be hailing another, an ichy rash/hives on arms and torso.?

Dermatitis Herpetifo: It may be rash of dermatitis herpetiformis a skin condition associated with celiac disease.But it may be another food allegy as well
have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Pos ana-- lupus symptoms but more celiac with bloating, blister like skin rash. What should I do? Tests?

Pos ana-- lupus symptoms but more celiac with bloating, blister like skin rash. What should I do? Tests?

What has been done: To answer your physician needs to know what has been done. The questions you ask can be clarified by your laboratory studies. Because a positive ANA is a beginning and as you ask more tests are necessary. You and your physician can best approach this by looking at what test you have now and what test you need later. ...Read more

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Bloating, abd pain, diarrhea. Dad and grandfather have celiac. Had a painful, blistery rash on face and arm. What are genetic odds I also have celiac?

Bloating, abd pain, diarrhea. Dad and grandfather have celiac. Had a painful, blistery rash on face and arm. What are genetic odds I also have celiac?

Get tested!: Celiac is heritable and you have a greater chance with family members affected! The initial screening is a simple blood test. Celiac should not be a cause of your rash however. That probably has another etiology. The risk in the population is one in 100. Your risk with a first degree relative is one in 22.

http://www. Uchospitals. Edu/pdf/uch_007936.pdf ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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Dr. John Chiu
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Celiac Disease (Definition)

An immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in ...Read more