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

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Dr. Martin Ostro
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Martin Ostro
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Dr. Zorian Trusewych
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Depends

All related to the amount of mucosal damage in the small intestine and the level of malabsorbtion.

In brief: Depends

All related to the amount of mucosal damage in the small intestine and the level of malabsorbtion.
Dr. Zorian Trusewych
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