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Is there any relation between ibd and celiac disease? How is celiac diagnosed? ( since i think colonoscopy is for large intestine only? )
Similar symptoms: Ibd and celiac disease have been reported together in some patients. Some patients with ibd have also reported a relapse in symptoms on gluten free diet, but a direct relationship has not been definitively established. Celiac disease is diagnosed with the combination of upper endoscopy, duodenum (small intestine) biopsy, and blood test for celiac antibodies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can inflammatory bowel disease (ibd) cause inability to gain weight? Especially muscle mass? Negative for celiac.
It can: For several reasons, patients with ibd are at risk for malnutrition and weight loss. We call this failure to thrive. The inflammation of the lining of the intestine can result in poor absorption of nutrients and vitamins. The chronic inflammation has a high metabolic cost. It burns up calories. Keeping the disease under control, with medication and proper diet helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on symptoms: There have not been enough studies done on the relationship between caffeine and Crohn's yet, but there are a few things to consider whether to keep with the habit or stop. Caffeine can worsen your diarrhea, make digestion worse, and dehydrate you. You could do a trial off of it and see if you feel better or worse. If you are fairly well controlled it's probably fine but something to think about. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually: But not always. All blood tests have a false positive rate. An ibd panel result needs to be interpreted in light of other diagnostic information. ...Read more
How reliable is the IBD panel...came back negative But I have every symptom of Chrons disease..haven't been able to eat due to inflammation in ileum?
IBD, ileitis: Did you have a colonoscopy or small bowel follow thru ? Sometimes other conditions autoimmune disease ,sarcoid, Mycobacterium , medicatiions like NSAIDS, ischemia psoriasis, food intolerances can cause ileitis.f/u/w/ GI http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/testguide.action?dc=TS_IBD_Differention_Panel http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2914216/table/T1/ ...Read more
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