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What is the difference between celiac disease and ibs?

What is the difference between celiac disease and ibs?

Celiac vs IBS: Celiac is an autoimmune disease (not a food allergy) where the IgA antibody is directed against the cells that break down gluten...So u become intolerant. Ibs is a wastebasket term when there are GI related issues (diarrhea, bloating, etc.) that does not have a true clinical diagnosis based on looking for other GI diseases. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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How can you tell the difference betweeb IBS from celiac disease?

Celiac: Celiac disease has specific tests that can be performed for a proper diagnosis, some are blood tests and ultimately a gastroenterologist can take a biopsy from your gut to make the diagnosis. See your primary care doctor first. ...Read more

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Can you tell me can I have celiac disease and ibs?

Can you tell me can I have celiac disease and ibs?

WE CAN NOT TELL YOU: We can not tell you if you have symptoms and concern consult your doctor or a gastroenterologist to find out what you have. ...Read more

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How does IBS differ from celiac disease?

How does IBS differ from celiac disease?

IBS v Celiac disease: Ibs is a condition of nerve/muscle overactivity in the gut. Celiac disease is a condition where the lining of the intestine reacts to a protein in wheat called gluten. The 2 conditions are entirely different but can look alike with abdominal pain, gas, bloating and diarrhea. Celiac disease can be diagnosed by a blood test but is preferably found on biopsy. Ibs is a diagnosis made on symptoms. ...Read more

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How can you distinguish between symptoms of IBS and celiac disease?

How can you distinguish between symptoms of IBS and celiac disease?

R/O IBS V CELIAC: IBS is DX of exclusion. CELIAC will have + CELIAC AB/may need colonoscopy and Bx IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com ...Read more

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Doctor told me I have IBS but i was wondering if it could be celiac disease?

WE can not answer: You have to discuss with your doctor as to your correct diagnosis.If you do not agree with his/her diagnosis get a second opinion. ...Read more

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Celiac disease, severe ibs, diabetes 1, gained weight after being diagnosed, has been on gluten-free diet every other year because it worsens ibs?

Celiac disease, severe ibs, diabetes 1, gained weight after being diagnosed, has been on gluten-free diet every other year because it worsens ibs?

Please clarify your: Question. Gluten sensitivity may cause symptoms of ibs. If gluten free diet is helpful, there is no harm in staying on the such a diet. ...Read more

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