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Sensory Perception In Celiac Kids
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In Celiac disease the body reacts to gluten (in wheat and gluten like proteins in rye and barley) in the small intestine causing damage. This limits the intestine's ability to absorb some nutrients. Classically people have loose stool, bloating, and abdominal discomfort but more often are just found when screened for other reasons (like symptoms of a nutritional deficiency like ...Read more
Lifelong chronic nausea? Gluten free diet is helping. Could I have celiacs and if I do could my kids have it too? They are 7 and 18months.
I am so worried. My kids only need to see the doctor for sports physicals. Now one has celiac disease. What should I say, in terms of effects on health and well-being?
Be honest: Celiac disease can in some cases affect performance with fatigue and side effects of medication. Sports physicals are designed (hopefully) to try and find out about serious risks such as impending heart stoppage, asthma and aspects of physical fragility which would render athletic performance hazardous. Celiac disease is not one of those. ...Read more
My 6 yr old son has bad b.O. After he eats certain foods(which?) also has bad cavities, only 1of4 kids. Could be celiac or sensitive to dairy?
Cavities: His cavities are probablty due to the fact that he was put to bed with a bottle of milk or juice. The milk sugars or fruit sugars remained in his mouth while he slept thereby causing cavities. If you keep a food diary you may be able to find out which food is causing his body odor. ...Read more
If a child that has celiac disease and the other child doesn't have, eat from the same spoon, will the child without that disease will catch it ?
No!: Celiac disease is not an infectious disease that you can "catch" from somebody such as a cold. Your child may have a celiac sensitivity, not the disease. They have a problem with Gliadin, a protein common in wheat. You live in Calgary. They have a great Children's Hospital. Make sure that your child really has it. It is overdiagnosed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fatigue, diarrhea: Growth problems -decreased appetite and failure to gain weight -chronic diarrhea, which can be bloody -chronic constipation -vomiting -abdominal bloating and pain -fatigue (often tired during day and insomnia at night) -irritability -other autoimmmune diseases, such as type 1 diabetes or hashimoto's thyroiditis. ...Read more
Belly aches: There are many ... Abdominal pain, cramping, diarrhea, bloated feeling. The more subtle sign might be growth delay - not growing as quickly as other kids. Also, certain kinds of rashes are subtle signs of celiac (look-up dermatitis herpetiformis). The trigger is wheat containing foods and other products. ...Read more
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