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What are the really bad symptoms you can get with celiac disease?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Typically diarrhea

Celiac disease, among its many manifestations, may result in diarrhea.
Simplistically, exposure of intestine to gluten causes inflammation of affected gut lining, with a decrease in absorptive surface of that gut, & resulting malabsorption of food. The best & most enduring fix is to avoid eating gluten. Serum tissue transglutaminase antibody can help determine how successfully gluten is avoided.

In brief: Typically diarrhea

Celiac disease, among its many manifestations, may result in diarrhea.
Simplistically, exposure of intestine to gluten causes inflammation of affected gut lining, with a decrease in absorptive surface of that gut, & resulting malabsorption of food. The best & most enduring fix is to avoid eating gluten. Serum tissue transglutaminase antibody can help determine how successfully gluten is avoided.
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